Family Law


The Family Law section of the Pension Unit assists pension members in the preparation and implementation of Pension Adjustment Orders as required by the Courts following the enactment of the Family Law Act 1995 and the Family Law ( Divorce) Act 1996,

How to Apply for a Family Law Statement

 A request for a Family Law Statement must be received in writing to the address below.

Family Law Section, Pension Unit, Department of Education & Skills, Cornamaddy, Athlone, County Westmeath N37 X659 

Please be sure to include all pertinent information in your request:

  • Teaching Sector: Post Primary or Primary
  • PPS Number
  • Teacher Number
  • Your contact details - mobile phone or email address
  • Your employment status:
    • Are you currently working?
    • When you last worked?
    • Are you retired?
    • Are you on a career break or other unpaid leave?

 Please note that a Statement of Benefits may take 2-4 weeks to issue upon receipt of written request.

 Please ensure that your correspondence is clearly marked for Family Law purposes.