Pay Close Attention to Retirement Accounts in a Divorce

Pay Close Attention to Retirement Accounts in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

It is important to pay close attention to retirement accounts in a divorce in North County or Carlsbad.  For many California couples who decide to divorce, their retirement accounts represent the largest single asset of the marriage and are of critical importance to both parties’ financial futures.  This is one reason that over 62 percent of divorce lawyers in a …

Protecting Substantial Assets in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you concerned about protecting substantial assets in a Carlsbad divorce?  Do you own rental or investment real estate?  Do you have substantial savings, investment and or retirement accounts?  Are you or your former spouse the owners of a business or a partner in a professional practice?  What steps should you take to prepare for divorce and to protect your …

Dividing Retirement Assets with High Balances in a Divorce

Dividing Retirement Assets with High Balances in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Dividing retirement assets with high balances in a divorce requires experience, legal skill and specialized Qualified Domestic Relations Orders or QDROs.  Almost every divorce in Carlsbad or anywhere in Carlsbad San Diego involves a retirement account, 401k, IRA, pension or social security issue.  Retirement assets which are begun or contributed to during the course of the marriage are going to …

Spousal Support in a Carlsbad Divorce

Retirement Division in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are retirement accounts, pension and social security handled in a Carlsbad Divorce? Retirement division in a Carlsbad 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 divided in …

How Will a 401(k) be Handled in a Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How will a 401(k) and other retirement vehicles be handled in a divorce in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Encinitas or Carlsbad San Diego? Retirement assets such as a 401(k) are considered in the same manner as “community property” and marital contributions are usually fairly or equally divided between the parties. If you entered the marriage with a balance in your 401(k) the …

Retirement Assets and Property Division in a Carlsbad San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are issues such as retirement assets and property division in a Carlsbad San Diego divorce handled? Does social security, retirement benefits or a pension come into play? Almost every North County or Carlsbad divorce case involves the division of retirement assets. The experienced divorce attorneys at Burke & Domercq, LLP provide sound advice and counsel to prevent the division …