Attention Family Law Attorneys
State bar association shares notice about class action settlements
The New Jersey State Bar Association has received an important notice about a class action settlement that may impact present or former clients who are divorced, and are now or may in the future be entitled to life insurance proceeds from their former spouse under the Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI).
The notice from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware in the case of
Pascavage v. Office of Personnel Management explains what attorneys must to do preserve their clients’ rights to FEGLI benefits, or to exclude clients from the class action.
Claims for exclusion or objection to the settlement must be submitted by Nov. 19, 2012, and claims for payment must be submitted by Dec. 19, 2014.