Is my spouse entitled to my retirement account, IRA account and VA disability after divorce? 7 Answers as of September 23, 2014

We were married for 2 and a half years.

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Law Offices of Frances Headley | Frances Headley
Your spouse would only be entitled to credit for one half of any payments made to a community asset.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/23/2014
Law Office of Linda K. Frieder
Law Office of Linda K. Frieder | Linda K. Frieder, Esq.
Any portion that was accumulated during the marriage is community property and should be split. She is entitled to a portion, but not much. Also, it has to be in the divorce papers.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/23/2014
The Law Offices of Tres A. Porter | Tres A. Porter
Depending upon when you began receiving the payments, your spouse MAY be entitled to a portion of these assets. Based upon a 2.5 year marriage it would likely be a fairly small portion, and depending on when the assets were earned, it might be none at all. You should consult a family law attorney in your area as soon as possible.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/22/2014
Law Office of L. Paul Zahn
Law Office of L. Paul Zahn | Paul Zahn
Your spouse is entitled to 50% of any contributions made during retirement (plus any growth on those contributions). Any pre-marriage or post-separation contributions are separate property.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/22/2014
Law Offices of John F. Nicholson
Law Offices of John F. Nicholson | John F. Nicholson
She is entitled to 50% of the amount earned from the date of marriage to the date off separation.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/22/2014
    Law Offices of Arlene D. Kock
    Law Offices of Arlene D. Kock | Arlene D. Kock
    If there was any nominal amount earned through those benefit programs that you referenced that was during marriage, there could be a small community interest. If all the entitlements that you received while marrieds were vested, she would not have a community interest. There may be a spousal support issue that could affect this case. Please meet with an experienced family law attorney to explore your legal options.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 9/22/2014
    Law Office of Martin A. Kahan | Martin A. Kahan
    Doubtful, short term marriage.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 9/22/2014
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