Retirement Accounts in a Divorce Require Special Documents

Retirement Accounts in a Divorce Require Special Documents

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

Did you know retirement accounts in a divorce require special documents known as Qualified Domestic Relations Orders or QDROs?  Can a DIY divorce truly manage the QDRO process? According to the State of California more than 80% of couples begin the divorce process on their own.  Here in North County our own Family Law Court reports less than half are …

Division of Retirement Accounts in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

Most Carlsbad and North County divorce cases these days include the division of retirement accounts such as 401(k)s, IRAs, or pension funds. These assets are eligible for division as community property in California. The process for ensuring that these assets are properly accounted for and managed as part of the divorce requires extensive skill and expertise. Each retirement plan has …