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 …

Planning and Sound Counsel are Keys to Divorce in North County

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Have you reached the point where you are considering the end of your marriage? Planning and sound counsel are keys to divorce in North County. The experienced and proven divorce and family law attorneys at Burke & Domercq provide our clients with a sound understanding of the process, and advice which is informed by decades of experience before the family …

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 North County 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) …

Retirement Assets and Property Division in a North County San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are issues such as retirement assets and property division in a North County 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 provide sound advice and counsel to prevent the division …

Gray Divorce in Carlsbad and North County

Pierre Domercq Divorce

The term “Gray Divorce” has gained a lot of visibility in the past several years. Gray divorce refers to cases when the parties are 50 years of age or older. There were concerns in recent studies which showed gray divorce had doubled over the past 30 years. It may provide some comfort to know the rate of gray divorce is …

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, …