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Avoiding Malpractice when Dealing with Retirement Accounts

SKU: FAM600
Total Credits
1 - 1.2
Price$50
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Description

Most family law attorneys know that a retirement account can be their best asset or their worse liability in a domestic relations case, depending on how they approach these highly complex assets. The failure to cover the specific benefits related to retirement account in settlement and/or trial can set a client up for dissatisfaction, or worse yet, set their attorney up for a malpractice claim.

In this one-hour presentation, nationally-renowned QDRO attorney Matthew L. Lundy, Esq. talks about some of the fine points of dividing retirement accounts in family law cases, including how to properly address these account in a family law case, and how you can use the accounts to purge contempt and get your fees paid. This program is perfect for both experienced family law attorneys and those who are just beginning practice.

Lecturer Bio

Matthew L. Lundy, Esq.

Matthew Lundy is licensed to practice law in Florida and Georgia. Since founding The Matthew Lundy Law Group, he has become one of the most knowledgeable, well-known and well-respected QDRO attorneys. He has a great deal of experience in analyzing and interpreting state and federal law related to retirement account division in family law cases, including but not limited to the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Although he works primarily in the complex but finite world of dividing retirement accounts, he has a strong background in general marital and family law, and thus he understands the often sensitive nature of the cases in which he is getting involved, and how dividing retirement accounts plays into the larger picture of a family law case.

Matthew has written several articles on the subjects of retirement account division and the use of QDROs and similar orders in family law cases that have been published both state and nationwide. Matthew has also lectured on the subject of retirement account division to judges, family law practitioners, and other family law professionals throughout the country. Matthew earned his B.A. in political science from Duke University and his J.D., with honors, from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.



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