Nevada State Judicial Department
Sec. § 1A.640
Payments to survivor beneficiary of and to additional payees designated by deceased member who had 10 or more years of creditable service.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the survivor beneficiary of a deceased member of the Judicial Retirement Plan who had 10 or more years of creditable service is entitled to receive a monthly allowance equivalent to that provided by:

(a)

Option 3 in NRS 1A.450, if the deceased member had less than 15 years of service on the date of the death of the member; or

(b)

Option 2 in NRS 1A.450, if the deceased member had 15 or more years of service on the date of the death of the member.
To apply the provisions of Options 2 and 3, the deceased member shall be deemed to have retired on the date of the death of the member immediately after having named the survivor beneficiary as beneficiary pursuant to the applicable option. This benefit must be computed without any reduction for age for the deceased member. The benefits provided by this subsection must be paid to the survivor beneficiary for the remainder of the life of the survivor beneficiary.

2.

If the member had designated one or more payees in addition to the survivor beneficiary pursuant to NRS 1A.620, the monthly allowance to which a survivor beneficiary is entitled pursuant to subsection 1 must be divided between the survivor beneficiary and any additional payee in the proportion designated by the member pursuant to NRS 1A.620.

3.

The survivor beneficiary may elect to receive the benefits provided by any one of the following only:

(a)

This section; or

(b)

NRS 1A.630.

4.

As used in this section, survivor beneficiary means a person designated pursuant to NRS 1A.620.
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