Don’t Overlook Retirement in Your Carlsbad Divorce - QDRO Lawyers

Don’t Overlook Retirement in Your Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

When contemplating issues regarding the end of a marriage don’t overlook retirement in your Carlsbad divorce.  Retirement accounts and pensions are often one of the largest assets involved in the process of a divorce.  The division of retirement accounts is often completely overlooked, especially by those who attempt to work through a divorce on their own.  However, even a simple …

How Much of My Retirement Will I Lose in My Carlsbad Divorce - Property

How Much of My Retirement Will I Lose in My Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

We are often asked “how much of my retirement will I lose in my Carlsbad or San Diego divorce?”  There are multiple forms of retirement assets which must be addressed during the process of a Carlsbad divorce.  Retirement assets can be as straight forward as a 401(k) through work, or sophisticated retirement and pension systems such as CalSTRS (teachers and …

CalSTRS and CalPERS Pensions in a San Diego Divorce – Division

CalSTRS and CalPERS Pensions in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

What happens to CalSTRS and CalPERS pensions in a San Diego divorce?  What does a teacher, a public employee and/or their spouse need to know about how these accounts will be managed during property division in a divorce? Generally speaking, all debts and assets obtained by either or both parties from the date of the marriage until the date of …

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 Carlsbad our own Family Law Court reports less than half are able …