Nevada State Judicial Department
Payments to spouse if deceased member was eligible to retire.
The spouse of a deceased member of the Judicial Retirement Plan who was fully eligible to retire, both as to service and age, is entitled to receive a monthly allowance equivalent to that provided by Option 2 in NRS 1A.450. This section does not apply to the spouse of a member who was eligible to retire only under subsection 2 of NRS 1A.350. For the purposes of applying the provisions of Option 2, the deceased member shall be deemed to have retired on the date of the death of the member immediately after having named the spouse as beneficiary under Option 2. The benefits provided by this section must be paid to the spouse for the remainder of the spouses life. The spouse may elect to receive the benefits provided by any one of the following only: