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Is a 401(k) considered separate property in a divorce?

Once the decision has been made to end a marriage, the next step is deciding who gets what. If you have been married for decades, this can be incredibly difficult since you have both contributed so much to the family life and finances. Even couples in Ohio who have only been married for a short time may find it difficult to split up the marital assets.

How are retirement assets divided in divorce?

Among the numerous concerns divorcing couples have in Ohio, the division of retirement assets often features greatly. It’s important to know the proper methods for splitting retirement accounts to keep costs low and to prevent any unforeseen circumstances from occurring.

Is your spouse hiding assets in a divorce case?

Whether you are currently going through the divorce process, or you are simply considering filing for divorce, property division is often a big part of the marital negotiations process. In Ohio, all of the property amassed throughout the marriage is distributed equitably between spouses. The judge who is appointed to the case takes into consideration several factors, such as how long the couple has been married, as well as the grounds for divorce. In order separate the property in a fair manner, each spouse is required to disclose all of their possessions. In an attempt to keep control of certain assets and property, however, some spouses may be tempted to hide their money or belongings.

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