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QDROs

Discussion in 'Alimony & Spousal Support' started by Rocky, Oct 28, 2012.

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  1. Rocky

    Rocky Law Topic Starter New Member

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    I divorced in 2005 but didn't get QDRO processed. Couldn't afford it really. Is there a statue of limitation on this?
     
  2. army judge

    army judge Super Moderator

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    A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO - for those who don't know what OP is asking about) is a Court Order which divides a pension plan, retirement account, or other financial assets; as part of your divorce.

    Your divorce settlement most likely divided the pension and retirement benefits between you and your ex-spouse.

    Although your divorce settlement probably states how pension benefits or retirement accounts were to be divided, the additional step of having a QDRO prepared is REQUIRED in order to actually divide the pension benefits, annuities, or other select assets.

    Bottom line, OP, no QDRO, no moola, ever!!!!!

    Recent cases in NY have ruled that no specific SOL applies.

    But, the entire process takes about 180 to 360 days to be finalized by all parties.

    The longer you wait, the longer it will take before you receive anything.

    I suggest you discuss this ASAP with a lawyer or two.

    This is far too complex to do alone.

    Don't even try it, because if you muff it, it only delays it.

    Some lawyers might be willing to take your case contingent upon you receiving benefits.

    Ask, and you shall know.



     
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2012
  3. MandyApon

    MandyApon New Member

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    thank you for all the information and advise
     

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