FSCO Family Law Forms Reference Guide

Form Name

Who can fill out this form?

Description

FSCO Family Law Form 1 – Application for Family Law Value

  • Plan member
  • Former legally married spouse of the Plan member

Note: This form cannot be completed by a common-law non-OMERS member spouse.

  • Use this form to apply for a FSCO Family Law Form 4 - Statement of FLV.

FSCO Family Law Form 2 – Joint Declaration of Period of Spousal Relationship

  • Plan member
  • Former legally married spouse of the Plan member
  • Common-law spouse
  • Required if a certified original copy of a court order, family arbitration award, domestic contract or marriage certificate has not been provided to OMERS.
  • The form must be completed by both the OMERS member and former spouse.
  • The start date of the spousal relationship and separation date (FLV Date) must match the dates on FSCO Family Law Form 1.
  • If more than one FLV Date is required, submit Appendix A of the FSCO Family Law Form 1, not FSCO Family Law Form 2.

FSCO Family Law Form 3 – Contact Person Authorization

  • Plan member
  • Former legally married spouse of the Plan member
  • Common-law spouse
  • Required for third-party involvement in the process (e.g. a lawyer).
  • Once submitted, all correspondence from OMERS regarding the FLV will be provided directly to the third party.

FSCO Family Law Form 4(B/D/E) – Statement of Family Law Value

FSCO Family Law Form 4B for Active at FLV Date.
FSCO Family Law Form 4D for Deferred at FLV Date.
FSCO Family Law Form 4E for Retired at FLV Date.

  • OMERS Plan administrator
  • OMERS uses this form to provide the FLV calculation.
  • Copies are sent to the OMERS member and former spouse.

FSCO Family Law Form 5 – Application to Transfer the Family Law Value

  • Former legally married spouse of the Plan member
  • Common-law spouse
  • If the OMERS member was active or deferred on the FLV Date, the former spouse can submit this form to request the transfer of the assigned portion of the FLV.
  • OMERS member involvement is not required.
  • Supporting documentation must be provided by the former spouse.

FSCO Family Law Form 6 – Application to Divide a Retired Member’s Pension

  • Former legally married spouse of the Plan member
  • Common-law spouse
  • If the OMERS member was retired on the FLV Date, the former spouse can submit this form to request OMERS to begin payment of their portion of the pension.
  • OMERS member involvement is not required.
  • Supporting documentation must be provided by the former spouse.

FSCO Family Law Form 7 – No Division of Family Law Value/Pension Assets

  • Plan Member
  • Former legally married spouse of the Plan member
  • Common-law spouse
  • If the OMERS member and former spouse decide not to move past the FSCO Family Law Form 4 stage, this form is used to notify OMERS.
  • This does not, however, prevent a future settlement – a former spouse may still apply for a transfer or division of the OMERS Plan benefit.

FSCO Family Law Form 8 – Post-retirement Waiver of Joint and Survivor Pension by the Former Spouse of a Retired Member on Spousal Relationship Breakdown

  • Former legally married spouse of the Plan member
  • Common-law spouse
  • The OMERS member’s former spouse uses this form if they wish to waive their rights to survivor benefits in conjunction with a court order, family arbitration award or domestic contract.
  • The former spouse must be the retirement date spouse.

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FSCO Family Law Forms Reference Guide

FSCO Family Law Forms Reference Guide

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