Dividing Retirement Accounts in Divorce

Dividing retirement accounts in divorce is often confusing and complex for many many couples going through a divorce in Illinois. Dividing retirement accounts — 401(k)s, pension plans, IRAs, etc. — like any other assets to be divided in an Illinois divorce follow the rules of equitable division of marital property.

The General Rules of Property Division

Why is Retirement often Divided Differently than other Marital Assets?

Will I be Charged a Penalty or Taxes for Dividing a Retirement Account in my Divorce?

Dividing 401(k) Accounts and Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)

What about Dividing Pensions in Divorce?

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