Does my spouse have any claim on my retirement accounts


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Does my spouse have any claim on my retirement accounts(IRA, 401K, and in the future Social Security)?


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Generally speaking, yes, retirement accounts are fair game when it comes to equitable distribution. If the retirement was earned after the date of marriage, it is subject to division. The following two articles on our website will give you a sense of how retirement accounts are treated during the equitable distribution process.

Equitable Distribution

Retirement Plan Division