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Avoid Mistakes When Dividing Retirement Assets

The number of couples divorcing after the age of 50 has increased to the point that it now has a name: gray divorce. When you are closer to retirement, it becomes more difficult to make up any shortfall in retirement assets. It is vitally important for you to assert your rights to your share of retirement funds during the property division phase of your divorce. Division of retirement funds may also apply to younger couples who are divorcing. You may be in your 20s, 30s or 40s, and if you or your spouse has accumulated retirement funds, you need to understand your right to your fair share. If applicable, lay your claim now so you will not reach retirement age without access to those funds that