My Spouse Has A Substantial Pension. Will I Get A Share?

Although a single person has worked for their pension that money is still viewed as property available to be divided.

By Evelyn Kohn Rayson
April 24, 2013
icon_video.gif (336 bytes) ON FAQs

Pensions are an asset that is divided between spouses on separation. What needs consideration is the value of the pension and the available assets in order to take a cash payout. If you and your spouse are close to retirement, you may at that point want to consider taking the pension as it's paid to your spouse. However, the simple answer is that the pension is property and it is divided.


Evelyn Kohn Rayson is the founder of Rayson & Associates, a Toronto-based family-law firm. She has practiced solely in the area of Family Law since 1991 and belongs to the Ontario Bar Association, the National Association of Women and the Law, the Family Law Association and the Collaborative Family Law Association of Toronto.

 

Back To Top

April 24, 2013
Categories:  FAQs|Videos

Add A Comment

Comment

Allowed HTML: <b>, <i>, <u>, <a>

Comments

Reason for your Divorce

Why did your relationship end? If there's more than one reason, choose the strongest factor.

Money Problems/Arguments
Physical/Emotional Infidelity
Physical/Mental Illness
Physical/Emotional Abuse
Alcoholism/Addiction Issues
Basic Incompatibility


Copyright © 2017 Divorce Magazine, Divorce Marketing Group & Segue Esprit Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without prior written permission is prohibited.