Are Social Security Benefits Subject To Distribution?

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Question: I have started collecting social security benefits shortly before we are about to begin divorce proceedings. Is my wife entitled to half, or any portion, of my monthly social security benefits or would it be considered separate property ineligible for property division?


Financial Advice On Divorce: Social Security Offset

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By Christian D. Barnard Divorce lawyer, Cordell & Cordell A client recently came to me for financial advice on divorce concerning his wife perhaps trying to shield assets through a Social Security Offset. A Social Security Offset is a reduction in the value of pension benefits subject to equitable distribution