Category Archives: Retirement Benefits

Who Gets The Growth After a Retirement Account is Divided?

At issue in Janes v. Janes is whether or not a wife is entitled to the gains and losses associated with a “divided” retirement account. FACTUAL BACKGROUND OF THE DIVISION OF THE RETIREMENT ACCOUNT In 2010 the parties signed a … Continue reading

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Division of Retirement Accounts Disability Pay in California

The court In re Marriage of Mueller decided whether or not the husband’s military disability pay was his separate property or the community property of both spouses. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION The parties were married for almost 26 … Continue reading

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The Division of Retirement Benefits such as Pension Plans and Social Security in Orange County Divorces

In re Marriage of Peterson discussed the impact that two different retirement systems have in a California dissolution proceeding. FACTUAL BACKGROUND LEADING TO THE DISSOLUTION The parties were married for almost 16 years. During the marriage, the husband contributed to … Continue reading

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