How are Retirement Assets Usually Divided in a Louisville Divorce

How are retirement assets usually divided in a Louisville divorce case?  Here in Louisville and across the State of Kentucky retirement assets in a divorce are often characterized as “marital property” and therefore must be divided equally as part of the property division process.  If the parties retirement assets are 401(k)s the plan administrator has a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) which it prefers to use.  Our attorneys work with the plan to properly structure enforceable orders and complete the QDRO so that it may be accepted by the court …