How is a CALSTRS Retirement Account Divided In a San Diego Divorce

How is a CALSTRS Retirement Account Divided In a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How is a CALSTRS retirement account divided in a San Diego divorce?  The California State Teachers Retirement System (CALSTRS) provides retirement, disability and survivor benefits for California teachers and their spouses and children.  CALSTRS manages pension funds for school districts, community colleges, regional occupational programs and other offices of education. With over 800,000 members CALSTRS is considered to be one …

Is CalSTRS Retirement for Teachers Community Property in a San Diego or Carlsbad Divorce?

Is CalSTRS Retirement for Teachers Community Property in a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Is CalSTRS retirement for teachers community property in a Carlsbad or San Diego divorce?  How will a CalSTRS teacher’s retirement account be handled in your divorce? We are often asked about the disposition of a teacher’s retirement account at CalSTRS.  The California State Teacher’s Retirement System was established in 1913 to provide disability, retirement and survivor benefits for California teachers, …

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 …