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Houston Investment & Retirement Account Lawyer

Who Gets the Retirement Account in the Divorce?

Houston Lawyers Explain Texas and Federal Law

In divorce, retirement accounts and investment accounts are often considered to be a mixture of community and separate property. According to federal law, divorce courts are allowed to award part of one spouse’s investment and retirement accounts to the other in the property settlement under a qualified domestic relations order or QDRO.

In some cases, a retirement account may be the single most important asset under consideration in the divorce. At Lindamood & Robinson, we have the experience and legal knowledge to help our clients protect their interests in a full range of investment and retirement vehicles subject to division in a QDRO, including:

  • Retirement accounts such as a 401(k), 403(b) or individual retirement accounts (IRA)
  • Investment accounts, stocks and stock options, bonds and certificates of deposit (CDs)
  • Pensions, annuities, corporate dividends and other forms of compensation

Protect your separate assets and your fair share of any community assets. Contact our offices in Houston today to discuss your situation with an experienced Houston investment & retirement accounts lawyer. The initial consultation is completely confidential.

A Straightforward Approach to Dividing Retirement Account Assets

Whether it is a small pension or modest 401(k) that is in question or high-value investment and business interests in a complex marital estate, the knowledgeable lawyers of Lindamood & Robinson have the skill to provide a thorough and accurate valuation of assets and to assert your rights to the portion to which you are entitled.

We will conduct an efficient and detailed assessment of retirement accounts and investments with the help of independent financial experts, if necessary. Our goal is to ensure that your rights are protected in a timely and cost-effective manner.

To learn more about how Texas law and federal regulations apply in your case, please contact us today for a consultation with an experienced Houston Investment & Retirement Accounts Lawyer.

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