Retirement, Stock Options, ERISA, Planning

Financial Planning and Virginia Divorce: Carefully Consider Retirement Benefit Accounts, Stock Options and ERISA Issues

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Retirement accounts, employee stock accounts, and stock options are all assets that require careful analysis in property settlement agreements in a divorce. It is important for anyone who has significant assets and who is planning a divorce to get professional advice as to how to plan and manage financial resources before, during and after the divorce.

At the Virginia family law firm of Barnes & Diehl, P.C., our attorneys know where to look for marital property to gain a complete picture of the true value of a marital estate:

  • All retirement accounts, qualified and non-qualified
  • Plans defined contribution plans, e.g., 401(k) plans
  • Defined benefit plans, e.g., pension plans
  • Governmental retirement plans, e.g., federal, state, and local plans
  • Military retirement benefits
  • Qualified and non-qualified stock options

Contact Us to Talk About Retirement, Stock Options, ERISA and Divorce Planning in Virginia

Careful examination and planning for your divorce may include discussions with financial planners, stock brokers and insurance professionals. Learn what you need to know about ERISA, QDROs and other financial considerations before divorce settlement negotiations or mediation occurs.

A lawyer from Barnes & Diehl, P.C., can help you look beyond your Virginia divorce to the retirement years ahead, and how to best plan for them using available resources such as 401(k) savings accounts and pensions.

Learn how to protect your rights to your portion of retirement assets, stock options and benefits governed by ERISA that can make a great difference in your retirement years. Our team approach offers a multiple-dimensional analysis to your and your spouse's overall financial picture. Protect your interests in asset distribution negotiations through careful planning for your Virginia divorce.

Contact us at our Richmond/Chesterfield, Henrico or Hanover office today to discuss asset division in your Virginia divorce. We also welcome inquiries from engaged individuals regarding prenuptial agreements or are considering a post-nuptial agreement after a change of circumstances during a marriage (such as startup of a business or receipt of an inheritance.)