QDROS: How to Divide Retirement Assets Upon Divorce


When qualified plan benefits are the subject of a negotiated divorce settlement, an order detailing the division of the retirement accounts must be drafted to comply with the plan and approved by a court. The “Qualified Domestic Relations Order” establishes the right of a participant’s spouse or dependents under the plan to receive benefits. Click here to read more about the plan requirements for dealing with divorce settlements.

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