During and after divorce, an experienced financial planner can help to ensure that your financial settlement will work for you – both now and in the future.
Pensions and Divorce
A generation ago, most older couples who experienced relationship problems obtained “Irish divorces.” They lived separate lives, and maybe even maintained separate households, but remained legally married. A lot has changed since then. Older women are in much better positions to support themselves financially, largely because Congress added more teeth to the Age Discrimination in […]
When it comes to QDROs, the smallest mistakes in language could cost thousands of dollars in lost benefit payments. Here’s how and when to use a QDRO.
While a divorce can greatly affect you emotionally, it can also impact you financially. As you go through the divorce process, remember that the decisions you make now will have long-term effects on your future. As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), I’ve seen people make numerous mistakes as they went through a divorce, especially when […]
The longer a marriage goes on, the more assets each party accumulates. While you are working, there is a strong chance you will acquire retirement benefits either by the contributions of your employer or your own. Retirement benefits in California may be treated as income, so if you get a divorce late in life, the […]
Learn answers to popular questions surrounding marital assets in New Jersey, how they’re determined, and then divided under equitable distribution.
Distributions from qualified retirement plans made in the context of divorce negotiations could have unintended tax consequences if not structured properly.
A startup company in California will soon bring the possibility of getting a divorce online to the masses (in California for the time being, with plans to expand nationally). The website Separate.us was developed by an attorney that wanted to make divorce available through the internet at a low cost. While similar services are offered […]