How Are Retirement Accounts Divided in Divorce?

Want to know how retirement accounts are divided during divorce? There are many different factors to consider when it comes to figuring out who gets what property once you divorce. When going through the process of property division in divorce, it is important to consider both...

How Are Pensions Divided in Divorce?

For many spouses, property division in divorce includes dividing pension accounts. Pensions are employer-maintained, tax-deferred retirement accounts that provide fixed payouts during retirement. Many public and some private employees receive pensions as part of their benefit...
Posted On 27 Jan 2014
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Do I Lose My 401(k) When I Get Divorced?

Thinking about getting divorced? You may be considering alimony, child support, and property division in divorce but have you thought about how your retirement may be affected? Many couples who are thinking of divorcing never consider how this act can affect their lifestyles...
Posted On 17 Jan 2014
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Can I Keep My Nonmarital Property When I Divorce?

Many questions exist when you decide to divorce. One that is important to understnad is whether you can keep your nonmarital property when you divorce. Nonmarital property includes property acquired before a marriage and gifts, inheritance, pension proceeds, or court awards...

Who Gets To Keep The House After Divorce?

“Who gets to keep the house after divorce?” is one of the most common questions that arise during property division in divorce. A house is one of the most expensive assets that most married couples purchase and when the union ends in divorce, one or both parties may wish to...

What Happens To Our House When We Divorce?

During discussion of property division in divorce, most conversation centers on the home. For many families, the house is the most valuable asset. The divorcing couple determines what happens to the home and where each will live in the future. Divorce attorneys will tell you...

What’s the Difference Between Marital and NonMarital Property?

When getting divorced, there is a huge difference between marital and nonmarital property. Legal bonds of marriage extend to property and debt. When two people are legally married, income and debt are shared. This usually is not an issue until the couple decides to divorce....

What Property Do I Get When I Divorce?

Married couples often have questions about property division during divorce. They want to know who will get the home, car, cash, and other assets and how difficult the property division process will be. A divorce lawyer can provide answers specific to the personal situation of...

Who Gets What Property During Divorce?

Which spouse keeps which property during divorce is a questions many couples fret over when deciding to split up. When married couples file for divorce, they embark on a process that requires a lot of decision-making. One of the biggest decisions is how to divide their property....

How To Avoid a Fight Over Marital Property

Approximately 50 percent of first marriages end in divorce according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Divorce is a complex process both emotionally and legally. Division of property is a major issue in many divorces and it often results in a feud. Couples can avoid these battles if...
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