Article - State Personnel and Pensions
(a) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, a person may not attach, execute, garnish, or otherwise seize any current or future benefit under this Division II or any money in a fund created under this Division II.
(2) In accordance with regulations adopted by the Board of Trustees, a court of competent jurisdiction may expressly order that a benefit under this Division II be assigned in a decree or order of alimony, child support, or divorce, or in a court–approved property settlement incident to a court decree or order.
(3) A court of competent jurisdiction may expressly order that a benefit under this Division II be assigned to a spouse, former spouse, child, or other dependent when an order of benefit forfeiture is issued in accordance with § 21–704 of this title.
(b) An assignment under this section only applies to benefits paid after the Board of Trustees receives:
(1) written notice of the court decree or order; and
(2) any additional information that the Board of Trustees requires.
(c) The Board of Trustees is not liable for an improper payment to a person because the Board of Trustees did not receive written notice of a court decree or order.