Handling Retirement Accounts and Divorce: Greenville’s Equitable Asset Division

The attorneys at the David W. Martin Law Group are aware that going through a divorce may be difficult and emotionally draining. The separation of retirement savings is an important consideration that can be overlooked amidst the numerous decisions that have to be taken. Our team of knowledgeable divorce lawyers, covering Greenville and the surrounding areas, are here to help you navigate this difficult process and make sure your retirement assets are divided properly.

Retirement accounts are frequently the most important assets a couple has accumulated over their marriage, whether they be 401(k)s, IRAs, pensions, or other types of retirement savings. It is important to manage their division carefully and pay close attention to detail as a result.

Handling Retirement Accounts and Divorce
Retirement accounts are subject to equitable distribution in the case of a divorce in South Carolina since they are regarded as marital property. The division of retirement assets is based on several factors, including the length of the marriage, each spouse’s financial contributions, and their individual needs after the divorce. Because of these factors, equitable distribution does not always mean a perfect 50/50 split.

Depending on your circumstances, there are a few different approaches you may consider when dividing retirement accounts. A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO), which permits the tax-free flow of retirement assets from one spouse’s account to the others without early withdrawal penalties, is one popular strategy.

Retirement account distribution is not a one-size-fits-all approach, though. Since every situation is different, it is important to consider elements including the kind of retirement account, the account holder’s age, and the assets’ current value. That’s where our lawyer’s knowledge is useful.

At David W. Martin Law Group, we collaborate closely with our clients to evaluate their financial status and create a personalized retirement asset distribution plan that considers their security and long-term objectives. We relentlessly fight for our clients to obtain a just and advantageous resolution, whether via negotiation, mediation, or litigation.

We are aware that going through a divorce can be stressful and uncertain, especially in terms of money issues. We work hard to give our clients the assistance and support they’re looking for to face this difficult journey with clarity and confidence.

Contact Us at David W. Martin Law Group Today

Please contact the David W. Martin Law Group as soon as possible if you’re considering a divorce and have questions regarding retirement account distribution. We’ll help you safeguard your financial future and move forward with peace of mind thanks to our experience and commitment.


Message Us


Call today to be our next satisfied legal client.

David W. Martin Law Group

Fort Mill Office

108 Springs Street
Fort Mill, SC 29715-1722

Indian Land Office

1061 Red Ventures Drive, Suite 145
Fort Mill, S.C. 29707

Greenville Office

910 E. North Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Spartanburg Office

324 East St. John Street, Suite F-2
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Rock Hill Office

331 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Bluffton Office

110 Trader’s Cross, 1st Floor
Bluffton, SC 29909

Myrtle Beach Office

2411 N. Oak Street, Suite 301-M
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Mt. Pleasant Office

1240 Winnowing Way,
Suite 102 Office 1120
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

Columbia office

1501 Main Street,
Suite 507, Columbia, SC.

Contact Us

Text Us