Is it better to take the estimated value of the amount of my husband’s pension to which I’m entitled now or when he actually becomes eligible?

Asked on November 9, 2012 under Family Law, New York

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FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I suggest that you defer to your family law attorney or your accountant as to your options that you have written about as to what is in your best interests. ordinarily, my perference is to take the money up front as opposed to over time if you will not be in a position to manage and control your husband's pension.


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