July 01, 2015

How to Divide Retirement Assets in a Divorce

Retirement plans are often among the largest marital assets subject to distribution in a marital dissolution, and the regulations surrounding retirement plans can be intricate and complex. In addressing the distribution of retirement plans, professional expertise, reasonable discovery, and sufficient education are strongly recommended for a family practitioner or any lawyer addressing such issues. This article seeks to provide a basic overview of retirement asset distribution, including issue spotting, caveats, and perhaps a few landmines to avoid.

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