Protecting Your Retirement Savings During a DivorceMost people save towards retirement for years, carefully putting away assets so that they can properly enjoy their “golden years.” When a divorce puts these assets in jeopardy, the experience can be stressful.If you are wondering how to protect your financial interests during a divorce, talking with the lawyers at Stange Law Firm, PC, can help. We focus exclusively on family law and provide a superior level of customer service to our clients. The result? We have been recognized as one of the leading law firms in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Nebraska and have established a reputation for favorable results in even the most complex divorce proceedings.In divorce proceedings, equitable distribution of retirement funds requires proper valuation and division of retirement benefits:
- 401(k) plans
- IRA accounts
- Corporate pensions
- Military pensions
A qualified domestic relations order (often called a QDRO) can help you protect your financial interests during a divorce. At the Stange Law Firm, our attorneys often talk with clients about the implications a QDRO may have on the division of retirement accounts between spouses.