Other Uses for Qualified Domestic Relations Orders

Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, or QDRO for short are generally used to distribute retirement assets between spouses pursuant to a divorce.  That four-letter acronym can create a sense of dread for many lawyers- they’re so technical in nature and well, plain boring! They are also a major area for malpractice for family law attorneys.  We’ve […]

Civil Separations: Part 2 – Questions to Consider

As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, in a separation, if both spouses are willing to work together honestly to reach a resolution, it can be economical to discuss and agree on terms before seeking an attorney to draft a written agreement.  An attorney should be sought to review the terms, provide advice […]