Potential Issues with Your Retirement Benefits and Divorce Divorce is complicated. Between navigating parenting plans, dividing assets, and all of the emotion that comes with this process, there are probably a thousand things on your mind. Retirement assets can be among the largest during a divorce, so dividing them requires a thorough process. When it […]
Signing the Papers is the First Step into Post-Divorce Life
QDROs are complex legal documents; the smallest mistakes in language could cost thousands of dollars in lost benefit payments.
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 […]
One of the most frequently asked questions during a divorce consultation and through the divorce process pertains to the division of marital assets, also known as equitable distribution in New Jersey. Identifying the assets that are subject to equitable distribution The first step in asset division is determining which assets are subject to equitable distribution and […]
Accounts that are part of qualified retirement plans are often a significant bargaining tool for parties trying to negotiate a fair property settlement agreement. These accounts are usually flush with marketable securities, which makes them an enticing source to tap when parties are looking to “true up” unequal divisions of other marital assets. However, if […]