Split Retirement Accounts with QDROs

By |2021-05-07T08:57:54-07:00May 7th, 2021|High Asset, Property Division, Separation, Tax|

Splitting Retirement Accounts with Qualified Domestic Relations Orders In a Community Property state like California, your ex-spouse or domestic partner is entitled to 50% of the value that you have accumulated in your employee sponsored retirement accounts during your marriage. These retirement accounts can be a 401K plan, IRA or pension plan. Retirement

Estate Planning Considerations During Divorce

By |2021-04-06T08:42:47-07:00April 5th, 2021|High Asset, Property Division, Separation, Tax|

Estate Planning Considerations During Divorce All too often, individuals leave their ex-spouse or ex-partner as their beneficiary on their financial accounts and their agent for their Durable Power of Attorney for health care and property, long after they get divorced. If you are getting divorced, even before your divorce is final, you will

What Is the Difference Between Divorce and Legal Separation?

By |2019-04-09T07:41:03-07:00April 9th, 2019|Separation|

What Is the Difference Between Divorce and Legal Separation? When you are dissolving your marriage in California, you may want to consider legal separation rather than divorce. Here’s why. What is legal separation? Legal separation is a court-approved separation, but the couple has not ended their marriage. Like divorce, it involves a legal process, which

Divorced? Separated? What’s Next?

By |2019-04-09T07:37:15-07:00May 20th, 2014|Separation, Surviving Divorce|

On behalf of Law Office of Christina Sherman on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Leila Reyes and Susan Regan, MFT will be co-facilitating a 10-week co-ed divorce support group on Tuesday nights from 6-7:30pm starting at the end of May in San Francisco OR Wednesday nights in Berkeley We come with a lot of experience to

The Road Ahead: Your Independent Financial Future Post Separation / Divorce

By |2020-03-24T20:30:24-07:00March 31st, 2014|Property Division, Separation, Surviving Divorce|

On behalf of Law Office of Christina Sherman on Monday, March 31, 2014. We have all heard that divorce can be a devastating financial event. You may find yourself in the position of being the sole financial decision maker for the first time and not feel equipped for the challenge. Transitions can be scary,

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