Inland Empire Questions: WHY DO I HAVE TO SHARE MY PENSION WHEN MY SPOUSE DOESN’T SHARE HIS/HER SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS?

The answer to this pension question is found in the recent case of Marriage of Peterson 16 DJDAR 225 (1-11-16). Namely, the pension benefits earned during marriage are community property and subject to the equal division requirement of Family Code § 2550. On the other hand, the United States Constitution gives Congress the right to […]

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