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Tag Archives: retirement benefits

What Are State-Registered Domestic Partnerships in Washington?

Registering as domestic partners in Washington allows qualifying unmarried couples to hold the legal rights that married couples enjoy under state (but not federal) law. Originally created for same-sex couples, who could not legally marry in Washington before 2012, this legal status is now used exclusively by older people who wish to avoid certain legal […]

How Does Washington’s Community Property Law Apply to Pension Benefits?

Divorce often involves the distribution of assets to each spouse. While some states divide assets fairly (equitable distribution states), a few are community property states, such as Washington, where all marital property is divided 50/50. One of the biggest personal assets you own may be your pension. Is your spouse entitled to a share of […]

Protecting Your Retirement During Gray Divorce

If you are over 50 and thinking about divorcing your spouse, you are not alone. So-called gray divorce is growing. The number of people divorcing after age 65 has more than doubled since 1990, according to the Council on Contemporary Families. People in this age bracket may be looking forward to retiring soon or may […]