Unused Contributions and Accrued Payments
You may designate a beneficiary to receive the portion of
your retirement contributions, if any, that remains unused upon
the date of your death, and any accrued monthly retirement
allowance (your prorated allowance for the month of your death)
that is due but that remains unpaid upon the date of your death
(unless your eligible spouse/domestic partner survives you, in
which case, your accrued allowance is paid to him/her.
Funeral Expense Allowance
If you are a Former or Separated Spouse (non-member) of a
LACERS member with an “in-kind” order, you may designate
a beneficiary to receive your community property share in
the event of your death, including any accrued allowance.
No Beneficiary on File
When there is no beneficiary form on file, the benefits are paid by the “Order of Succession”:
- Spouse/Domestic Partner