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Fairfax County Pension Division Attorneys

Dividing retirement assets in a divorce can be a complex and sometimes emotional process. This is especially true when dividing military pensions and other pension accounts. There are very specific requirements about when a former spouse can access pension funds and the percentage that he or she is entitled to recieve. It is important that you hire a Fairfax County pension division lawyer who understands these processes and who can protect your interests.

Our experience with complex divorce cases involving the division of pensions and other retirement assets can make a difference in forming a fair property division agreement. We work closely with our clients to protect their interests and reach a favorable outcome, whether they are the primary earner of the pension or the alternate payee. Contact our Vienna divorce attorneys online or call (703) 277-2811 to schedule a meeting to discuss your situation.

Experienced Help With Military Divorce and Property Division

In addition to standard divorce and pension division cases, the lawyers at Macdowell Law Group P.C., have extensive experience handling military divorce. The Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act (USFSPA) makes it clear that service members' spouses are entitled to a portion of the military pension follwing a divorce. However, it does not provide guidelines concerning the percentage, but rather leaves it up to the court's discretion. Having experienced legal counsel on your side can help ensure your position is fully considered when making pension division agreements.

As experienced McLean family law attorneys, we understand the complex process of dividing military pensions and are fully prepared to fight for our clients. We may argue for a 50/50 split, or we may decide that a client should receive a large majority of the pension. The final agreement will depend on the circumstances of the case and the financial interests of our clients. We also assist our clients in understanding how they will receive their portion of the pension, whether through payments by their ex-spouse or directly from the Department of Defense.

Contact Our McLean Military Property Divsion Lawyers

Pension division in both military and civilian divorce cases is a complex process. We can help protect your interests. Contact our Fairfax County pension division attorneys online or call (703) 277-2811 for an initial consultation to discuss your case.

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