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When my wife gave me divorce papers, I agreed to split my pension with her. That was with a company I worked for before before we married, I is any way for me to get that back.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?

So far you are the only one, I have very low income.

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?

I think I am "at will " I think . I am not a member of a union

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Just do I have a case?

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Employment Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Is there anything in writing regarding the pension split? Did the court issue a QDRO?

Was this just a discussion between you and your ex?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Let me get my ducks in a row I will be in touch
Employment Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Ok

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