Do I Have to Divide My Retirement?

April 1, 2019

Planning for future security and stability requires attention to many components, including your estate plan, drafting a will, and amassing financial resources for your retirement.  During a marriage, you and your spouse work toward these goals as a team.  If your marriage later falls apart, it will greatly change the way you look at your […]

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Dividing a Pension in Divorce

September 2, 2018

Being married usually means that you have spent many years pooling financial resources with your spouse.  For the years you have been married, and sometimes for many years before that, you and your spouse have been discussing your future and making plans for your retirement.  There are a variety of ways that people will invest […]

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Social Security and Divorce

March 2, 2018

We all look forward to retirement. We all spend years working hard to make sure we have a secure financial future after we are done working. When people get divorced, the picture of financial security they have worked to develop over the years can become much more complicated. What many people do not realize, however, […]

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QDRO Basics

November 15, 2017

When people are married, they work together to build a future together.  They will plan and invest, looking forward to the day when they can retire.  However, not every relationship stands the test of time and sometimes divorce becomes a reality.  When this happens, the assets for the future that the couple has worked hard […]

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Don’t consider retirement without reevaluating your spousal maintenance plan

April 17, 2017

Written by Josh Brekken, Attorney & Chris Johnson, Attorney Finalized divorces may not feel very final if you still pay or receive spousal maintenance (commonly referred to as “alimony”). And yet, it often becomes a matter of routine. Whether your divorce was settled last year, last decade, or before the disco era, you may be […]

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