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 …

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, LLP provide sound advice and counsel to prevent the …

Division of Retirement Accounts in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

Most Carlsbad and North County divorce cases these days include the division of retirement accounts such as 401(k)s, IRAs, or pension funds. These assets are eligible for division as community property in California. The process for ensuring that these assets are properly accounted for and managed as part of the divorce requires extensive skill and expertise. Each retirement plan has …