State/Prov.  : Oregon

Case name    : In re Marriage of Herald and Steadman

Case #          : CC 090666375; CA A146603; SC S061362

Court             : Oregon Supreme Court

Reviewed by : Laura W. Morgan

Main issue     : Property Division

Although a court cannot divide a party’s social security benefits, the court can, within appropriate limits, consider the existence or absence of anticipated Social Security benefits in effecting just and proper division of property.

Laura W. Morgan is the owner and operator at Family Law Consulting in Charlottesville, Virginia.Laura is available for consultation, brief writing and research on family law issues throughout the country. She can be reached through her website.