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By Debra Roth

Q & A Session – Losing Retirement

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Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.

Q:

I have a family member who retired from a federal prison several years ago. After they retired, they were convicted of a felony, and they are currently serving time in a state prison. What is the list of charges in which a federal employee loses their retirement?

A:

Federal retirees can lose their retirement when convicted of treason, espionage, sabotage and other related offenses. 

Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw Bransford & Roth PC.

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