Monthly Archives: May 2016

Working Well With the Plan Administrator

In divorce negotiations, a client is going to ask what he or she can expect to receive from his or her spouse’s retirement plan. In order to answer, an attorney must be familiar with the plan because he or she … Continue reading

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Are Military Disability Pensions a Marital Asset?

A veteran’s disability pension cannot be divided in a divorce because it is not considered a marital asset. In fact, Federal law expressly prohibits state courts from dividing a veteran’s disability pension as part of the divorce decree, so a … Continue reading

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