Pensions and Retirement

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others.  You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

National

Basic Information about Pensions, IRAs and 401(k) plans

http://www.pensionrights.org/get-facts/factsheet

 

A Pension Earned during a Marriage is Usually the Property of Both Spouses

http://www.pensionrights.org/blog/pension-earned-during-marriage-usually-property-both-spouses

 

Getting Divorced? Don't Forget the Pension!

http://www.pensionrights.org/blog/getting-divorced-dont-forget-pension

 

Should You Take Your Pension as a Lump Sum?

http://www.pensionrights.org/publications/fact-sheet/should-you-take-your-pension-lump-sum

 

What Happens When a Pension is Transferred to an Insurance Company?

http://www.pensionrights.org/publications/fact-sheet/what-happens-when-pension-transferred-insurance-company

 

Statewide

Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System

http://treasury.tn.gov/tcrs/index.html

 

Middle Tennessee

Have you been sued? Act within 10 days to protect your bank accounts and belongings

http://las.org/find-help/self-help-resource-center/legal-help-booklets/money-problems/sued/

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the Find Representation link below.

 

Additional Resources

Mid-America Pension Rights Project

http://www.elderlawofmi.org/about-maprp

 

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION: Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

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