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Property and Pension Division

Experienced Virginia Lawyers Assisting with Property and Pension Division

During a divorce or separation, you likely have questions regarding the division of retirement benefits and pensions. Your questions may include:

  • What marital property is subject to division upon divorce?
  • What are the tax implications for division of pension?
  • Can property or pensions be divided if I supported my spouse's career during our marriage?

The law firm of Becker, Kellogg & Berry, P.C. is committed to working with you during your Virginia divorce. We will help you understand the tax implications for a division of retirement benefits or pension and will explain how Virginia's equitable distribution laws apply to you. We offer our clients individual attention focused on the issues that are important to you. Contact us to speak to knowledgeable property and pension division attorneys in Virginia.

Retirement and Other Property May Be Divided During Divorce

There are several types of property or pensions that are subject to division during divorce. We have experience working with property division of:

  • 401(k) plans
  • ERISA pension plans
  • Non-ERISA qualified pensions
  • Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) pension plans
  • Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) pension plans

Dividing property or pensions requires an individual evaluation of your particular circumstances. There is no standard answer to whether you will be able to divide your spouse's pensions. The laws surrounding pension division are complicated. We will handle the complex task of determining what may properly be subject to division after a divorce or separation. We will evaluate information beyond basic statements to ensure that you are getting an accurate picture of the finances.

Dependable and Knowledgeable Property Division Divorce Lawyers

Our clients benefit from our extensive real estate and financial knowledge because we effectively handle complicated statements and documents in benefit and pension division. We are knowledgeable and can recognize when your spouse is hiding assets in an effort to prevent their division during divorce.

Contact experienced divorce lawyers at Becker, Kellogg & Berry to schedule a consultation. We will seek to resolve any property or pension division issues that arise, while working towards your desired outcome. Our Springfield, Virginia, law offices are easily accessible from I-395 and I-66, as well as I-95 and the Capital Beltway.