Retirement Funds

A Qualified Domestic Relations Order could have divided the value in the retirement account now, however there are many variables. It is impossible for me to say if it was a good deal without looking at all the facts.

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My friend was in Court recently and she and her spouse settled their E.D. in the courtroom without having an actual trial. They agreed with their attorneys that she was entitled to 1/2 of her ex-husbands retirement. Her ex-husband argued that he didn’t have any money and therefore they stipulated that the ex-wife could only get her half after the ex-husband retired. The ex-husband is only 39 years old so that would be at age 65 or 70. I think they railroaded her. Couldn’t an order have gotten her half to her now?