Divorce and Retirement Accounts

January 31, 2017 | Blog, Divorce

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Many Pittsburgh couples have retirement accounts ranging from a company pension to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) that they opened online to roll over a 401(k) account from a former employer.  So, what happens when the couple files for divorce?  How are those retirement accounts divided between the parties? Employee Retirement Income Security Act The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a federal law that governs many types of […]

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Pittsburgh Family Law Firm Pollock Begg Ranks in Largest Law Firms List

January 26, 2017 | In the News

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The downtown Pittsburgh family lawyers of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC are included in the Pittsburgh Business Times 2017 largest law firms list, as ranked by number of lawyers in the Pittsburgh region. Pollock Begg ranks 47 on the 2017 list, moving up one spot from last year. Law firms spanning the entire gamut of practice areas and hailing from Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland counties […]

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Pennsylvania Bar Association Honors Pittsburgh Divorce Attorney David Pollock

December 30, 2016 | In the News

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Pittsburgh divorce attorney David S. Pollock, founding partner of leading family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC, will be presented with the Eric Turner Memorial Award during the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Winter Meeting in January 2017. This honor is bestowed upon family law attorneys who serve as mentors and teachers within the legal community. For more than four decades, Pollock has practiced family law […]

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DIY Divorces: Think Twice Before Handling Your Own Divorce

December 30, 2016 | Blog, Divorce

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In 2015, there were 2582 divorces in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania alone.  While there are no clear statistics on how many of those couples attempted to complete a do-it-yourself divorce, there are certainly countless websites and fill-in-the-blank forms suggesting that proceeding without an attorney is efficient and easy in addition to being cost effective.  But there can be numerous concerns and pitfalls when a divorcing couple tries to complete a divorce […]

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