After30 years of marriage, can a wife receive spouse’s retirement benefits if divorced three years before the retirement?

Asked on March 8, 2012 under Family Law, California

Answers:

Hong Shen / Roberts Law Group

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

That will depends. You need to sit down with a family law attorney to figure out how much the retirement benefit is vested, how much is community property, how much is separate property, and derive a way to separate it.


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