Dividing 401(k), Pension And Retirement Plans In Divorce

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In a challenging economy, preserving financial resources and ensuring an equitable financial split is important. The division of 401(k), pension and retirement plans in divorce can quickly become a fiercely contested matter. You need a skilled high net worth divorce lawyer protecting your best interests.

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Serving clients in Fort Collins and communities throughout Colorado for more than two decades, Lunt, Smith & Associates, LLP, understands the intricacies of complex property and financial division. Based on certain tax considerations and ERISA compliance, retirement funds may be considered complex assets. Clients directly benefit from our experience in handling complicated asset division that is common in high net worth divorce.

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Individuals often believe that the spouse who contributed to the 401(k) program will retain it after a marriage ends. Colorado courts have made it clear that the retirement plan can be divided similar to any other marital asset — regardless of which spouse was the actual employee. You need experienced attorneys on your side who can provide the guidance and representation necessary to move you toward an efficient, beneficial solution.

Through the history of our practice, we have developed relationships with professionals who can assist in the drafting of complex qualified domestic relations order (QDRO). Contact our firm to learn more about your legal rights.

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