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QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDER (QDRO) RELATING TO DIVORCE

Courtney Photo By Courtney Steiger Posted in Family Law

As a family law and divorce attorney, I routinely encounter situations where the parties’ most substantial asset (after possibly their marital residence) is there retirement account.  A retirement account may include a defined contribution plan (i.e 401k, savings plan, investment plan) or defined benefit plan (i.e. traditional pension plan). Oftentimes the division of the retirement […]

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Imputation of Income: Support

Courtney Photo By Courtney Steiger Posted in Family Law

As a family law and divorce attorney, I routinely encounter situations where I am forced to petition the Court “impute” income to an opposing party who lists a (seemingly) low monthly income on their financial affidavit. Commonly, imputation of income issues arise when one party – immediately preceding a dissolution of marriage or modification of […]

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Modification of Support – When the Financial Ability of Either Party Changes

Courtney Photo By Courtney Steiger Posted in Family Law

Modification of Support – When the Financial Ability of Either Party Changes Oftentimes, one party in a divorce proceeding will feel that they were pressured to enter into a “bad deal” or received the “short end of the stick” and will feel compelled to ask the Court to modify their marital settlement agreement (MSA).  These […]

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Equitable Distribution – How are the Assets and Liabilities Divided in a Divorce?

Courtney Photo By Courtney Steiger Posted in Divorce, Family Law

Equitable Distribution – How are the Assets and Liabilities Divided in a Divorce? The distribution of marital assets and liabilities plays an important role in divorce proceedings. As a courtesy to my clients, I created this “cheat sheet” with answers to some frequently asked questions concerning how the Court determines the distribution of assets and […]

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