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Dividing Retirement Benefits

Poorly drafted divorce agreements involving dividing retirement benefits such as 401ks, IRAs and pensions are a common issue resulting in post-divorce litigation. Sometimes, specific details are not addressed in the agreement or a step in the execution process is overlooked. Unfortunately, not getting it right the first time can lead to the loss of valuable …
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Qualified Domestic Relations Order

Dividing retirement assets such as 401K’s and pensions as part of a divorce settlement require a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO). A Qualified Domestic Relations Order is a legal document that divides the assets in a retirement plan between spouses. Because the employer’s retirement fund often requires the plan holder to initiate the starting date …
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Finalizing Your Divorce in 2018 May Save You Money

A reminder to those considering divorce…new tax laws will impact how spousal maintenance is treated beginning January 1, 2019, which can make a difference in how much money remains in the the family unit. Current Tax Laws and Spousal Maintenance Spouses who pay alimony that finalize their divorce on or before December 31, 2018 will …
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Domestic Violence

If you are the victim of domestic violence, whether it is physical violence or abusive behavior and would like to discuss all your legal options available to you to protect you and your children, contact Probst Law Offices for help. We provide a free, confidential consultation to discuss what options are available to protect you …
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Can I Make My Spouse Move Out During Divorce?

During a divorce, you may want to stay in the family home especially when are children involved. If your spouse refuses to leave, there are certain conditions under which a court can order him or her to go, particularly if the other spouse or children feel threatened. You may request a temporary order if there …
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