Retirement Division in a North County Divorce

Retirement Division in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are retirement accounts, pension and social security handled in a North County Divorce? Retirement division in a North County divorce begins with the requirement for all retirement accounts such as 401k or pension plans to be divided equally based upon community property laws.  However, social security is considered “separate” property in a Carlsbad or Oceanside divorce and cannot be …

The Division of a 401k in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Retirement accounts such as a 401k are often one of the largest assets in a North County San Diego divorce. Is your personal 401k yours to keep, or is it like any other asset in your divorce – to be divided evenly by the community? Most retirement plans such as military pensions and veteran’s educational benefits, IRA’s, 401(k)s, 403 plans, …