Steps to Prepare for a Divorce in Carlsbad - Custody - Business - Support

Steps to Prepare for a Divorce in Carlsbad

Pierre Domercq Divorce

You’ve probably had several discussions with your spouse (and countless reflections within your own mind and heart) about the possibility of a divorce.  In some cases, one party is surprised when they are served divorce papers by the other.  One thing is certain: if you are considering ending your marriage you need to give consideration to the steps to prepare …

What Happens to Retirement Plans in a Divorce in a San Diego

What Happens to Retirement Plans in a Divorce in a San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

What happens to retirement plans in a divorce in San Diego?  What happens to Social Security benefits in your divorce? There are many different types of retirement plan vehicles including defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) as well as public employee retirement systems such as CALPers and CalSTRS.  Defined contribution plans are a specific account with …

Social Security for Stay At Home Spouses After a Divorce in San Diego

Social Security for Stay At Home Spouses After a Divorce in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

Is it possible to qualify for Social Security for stay at home spouses after a divorce in San Diego?  What Social Security benefits can a person qualify for if they gave up a career to stay at home to raise children or manage the household? California family law provides many considerations for those who give up their own career to …

Division of Retirement Plans in a San Diego Divorce - Pension - QDRO

Division of Retirement Plans in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

How will the division of retirement plans in a San Diego divorce be accomplished?  Why is the division of retirement accounts, pension plans, 401(k) accounts, IRAs, Roth IRAs, SEP-IRAs, family owned business and privately funded plans, state employee and teacher’s retirement systems so contentious in California? Retirement accounts are quite often the second largest asset(s) of a couple outside of …

What Happens to My 401k and Retirement Plan in Our Carlsbad Divorce

What Will Happen With My 401k and Retirement Plan in Our Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

What will happen with my 401k and retirement plan in our Carlsbad divorce?  Retirement and pensions is often something a client hasn’t even thought about when we bring up the subject of property division.  “You mean (she/he) gets HALF of my retirement?” Money, especially money associated with retirement, deeply concerns most of our clients.  In many cases, especially when the …