San Diego, CA asked in Divorce for California

Q: Did I make a mistake? I left my husband almost a year ago to move from cali to Ny.

Did I make a mistake? I left my husband almost a year ago to move from cali to Ny. I started filing for divorce in September and to avoid him getting my 401k I withdrew it all that December. I took a big tax and penalty hit on it. He still has not signed any divorce agreements yet. Am I in the clear or could he come after me financially?

I filed with online divorce. Com. And used Los Angeles County where we were married we have been married almost 5 years. I only had about 7k in my 401k b4 we got married and when I took it all out I had about 50k.

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Andy Cook

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  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: I need more information. Where was the divorce filed, or has it been filed. You mention "divorce agreements" but I'm not sure what that means. How long have you been married and when did you start the 401K?

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