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What Happens To Retirement Accounts During Divorce?

Many people are worried about losing their pensions or not receiving a fair portion of a spouse’s retirement plan when going through a divorce. At Fried and Fried, P.A., we put our clients’ minds at ease regarding 401(K)s, IRAs and other accounts.

If you have legal questions about splitting your 401(K), IRA or other retirement account during a divorce, contact our Fort Myers law office at 239-243-9287 to schedule a consultation with an experienced attorney. We can represent you in all areas of family law, including divorce and equitable distribution, in Southwest Florida.

The Equitable Division Of Pensions Is Not An Easy Task

If a pension was started during your marriage, it is likely an asset of your marital estate and subject to equitable distribution. However, if you or your spouse began investing in a 401(K) or IRA before you were married, only a portion of the plan may be considered marital. These complicated situations require a skilled attorney who knows how to calculate a fair agreement.

Our experienced attorneys carefully analyze your assets, with the assistance of knowledgeable financial professionals, such as accountants and pension plan analysts, to determine whether the equitable distribution should include a pension plan.

Experienced Litigators In Complex Asset Division

If equitable distribution proves difficult in your situation, litigation may be necessary. At Fried and Fried, P.A., we offer the experience and knowledge of seasoned trial litigators who can assist you with complex financial litigation.

If you are looking for a qualified lawyer who will aggressively pursue your best interests regarding your property during a divorce, contact us online or call our law office at 239-243-9287 to schedule a consultation.