QDRO form samples are a reflection of the enormous demand for do-it-yourself QDRO forms on the part of self-represented matrimonial litigants
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2012
QDROpedia.com, the nation's leading online supplier of qualified domestic relations orders (which are referred to, in common parlance, as "QDRO forms"), announces the launching of a new array of forms that enable litigants to divide retirement accounts in conjunction with divorce. The newly-minted forms include QDRO forms to divide military pensions; profit sharing plans; 403(b) plans; and 457(b) plans.
According to QDROpedia.com founder, Marc Rapaport, " our expanded QDRO form samples are a reflection of the enormous demand for to-it-yourself QDRO forms on the part of self-represented matrimonial litigants." Previously, Rapaport's company focused on providing qualified domestic relations orders for 401k accounts and standard pensions. According the Rapaport, "from the day that we began operating, we received countless telephone calls from divorce litigants and lawyers asking us to prepare qualified domestic relations order forms for military pensions and various other types of retirement plans. Early on, we envisioned an expansion of our qdro service. Our new forms represent the fulfillment of those plans."
The acronym "QDRO" refers to a qualified domestic relations order - a type of legal form that must be used to divide retirement assets, such as a pension or 401k plan, in conjunction with divorce. ERISA preemption mandates that division of retirement assets (pensions, 401k's and similar accounts) be accomplished through QDRO's.
In all states, the marital portions of pensions, 401K plans, and other retirement plans are presumptively subject to division (distribution) in divorce and marital dissolution proceedings. Each year, tens of thousands of qualified domestic relations orders are approved by plans and issued by state divorce judges. However, many litigants (and even many divorce lawyers) are intimidated by the fact that QDRO's, which are governed by the laws of ERISA, seem confusing. QDROpedia's mission, according to Rapaport, has been "to offer self-represented litigants, as well as divorce lawyers, with a user-friendly method of obtaining a document that is absolutely essential in divorce.
http://www.QDROpedia.com provides qualified domestic relations orders for all 50 states.