Monthly Archives: November 2019
As attorneys dedicated to helping individuals successfully work through divorce, one common question that we receive is how to ensure that any financial fallout is minimized, especially for couples obtaining a divorce later in life–i.e. after the age of 50–when they have usually accumulated significant retirement assets. Below, we discuss several tips to consider… Read More »
Are Some Couples Really Getting Divorced Just to Take Advantage of Certain Tax Benefits & Other Programs?
A recent CNBC article addresses an important issue that has emerged today, and that is the consideration that a number of couples are considering getting a divorce simply in order to get by financially. This is known as a “strategic divorce,” and sometimes this is done because a couple feels like they are suffering… Read More »
For a number of Americans, retirement plan assets are a significant part of their financial future. This means that, in the event of a divorce, figuring out how to split up these plans in the form of property division can present a challenge. Most states–including Florida–treat retirement plans as marital property. Therefore, unless there… Read More »