Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO)
Our law firm will protect your assets during your family's transition
There are many matters that need to be settled when married couples separate or divorce, and some of the most difficult and confusing of those issues are financial. A qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) is a court order used to help separating couples split their pension plans during divorce. A well-prepared QDRO can potentially save thousands of dollars for the separating couple, but you need a law firm with expertise in both tax planning and family law to achieve that goal. The attorneys at Brown, Naegle, Crider & Jensen LLC can help.
We're uniquely qualified to assist with complex QDRO cases
Essentially, a QDRO is a court order that requires a pension plan administrator to pay a portion of the benefits to the participant's former spouse, more formally known as an "alternate payee." A QDRO is a fairly complex order that accompanies a divorce agreement and specifies the amount and means of calculating the benefits awarded. Only certain retirement plans qualify for QDROs.