52 - How Are Pensions Divided in Divorce? | Ontario Family Law Podcast

52 - How Are Pensions Divided in Divorce?

Ontario Family Law Podcast

52 - How Are Pensions Divided in Divorce?

Pensions can be great to allow people to retire.  But, they can cause a lot of stress in divorce. People who work in the public service, such a First Responders, health care workers, and other government employees often have pensions as part of their compensation.  Although, many do not realize how valuable the pension is until they retire, or until they divorce and substantial value of the pension becomes something to be divided with the ex.  

In this episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, explains the often misunderstood Family Law concepts of when pensions are divided in separation and divorce, how to go about doing so, and the options separating spouses have when dealing with pensions at the end of a marriage.  

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