A qualified domestic relations order is a judicial order in the United States, entered as part of a property division in a divorce or legal separation that splits a retirement plan or pension plan by recognizing joint marital ownership interest.
Protecting Your Personal Assets During Divorce
In a divorce, there can be a disagreement about who has a fair share of retirement plans and benefits. People who are looking to protect their benefits after divorce can do so by obtaining a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO). At Pritt & Pritt, PLLC, we can help you understand what this form is and how it can be used to benefit both spouses. We can help you understand the process of negotiating, settling and securing a QDRO. Protecting what is yours as a payee and a beneficiary is important, and working with our firm can enable you to ensure your best interests are protected.
Hire An Experienced West Virginia Family Lawyer
Most individuals facing divorce work with a QDRO attorney in order to protect their portion of a 401K, pension, or 403B account. By filing this document with the court, you can take the proper steps to ensure that your retirement benefits are protected and what is yours remains yours. The laws and regulations regarding QDROs can be confusing, and you should never have to worry about completing the correct paperwork on your own. When you work with Pritt & Pritt Law, you can retain the proper representation you need to ensure that your retirement benefits are protected.