Palatine Divorce and Division of Retirement Accounts Lawyer
Retirement accounts take years to build through hard work and dedication. When a divorce arises, these accounts can be split and taken away from you. With this in mind, it is crucial to consult with an experienced family law attorney when dissolving your marriage. At the Law Office of Nicholas W. Richardson, P.C., we work with you to protect your interests and achieve your goals.
Attorney Richardson works with clients throughout Schaumburg, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and all of Chicagoland to find efficient and cost-effective solutions to retirement division matters. Mediation, negotiation, collaborative law or litigation representation may be used to best serve you.
Pension Division Lawyer Assisting With 401(k) Plans and Other Retirement Accounts
Dividing retirement accounts can be much more complex than dividing other assets. Certain parts of your plan may have been earned prior to being married, while others were accrued during your marriage. These and additional factors will play into how your retirement is split.
We have an extensive understanding of how to properly analyze and divide all types of retirement assets, including:
- 401(k) plans
- Pension plans
- Stocks, bonds and other investments
Asset Valuation Guidance
A proper asset valuation by an expert in the field is critical to the outcome of your property and retirement division case. If your spouse's assets are found to be very valuable, or your share of assets is found to be worth less than expected, you may be able to keep your entire retirement plan.
Financial experts may be retained to obtain accurate valuations of your property, saving you time and money while protecting long-term rights to your assets.