It is important to help employees understand that Texas is a community property state (see 1). This means the right of the former spouse to the funds must be taken into account.
When an employee is divorcing, if is important for the correspondent to give him/her some important information. We strongly recommend you have the employee call TMRS immediately. In addition, advise the member to do the following:
In the event of a divorce, TMRS encourages the member to contact us as soon as possible in the process.