Although the case involves an employer-provided life insurance plan, it has lessons for what constitutes a QDRO for all ERISA plans.
Appeals court rules on the validity of certain posthumous qualified domestic relations orders, and whether divorce settlement agreements qualify as or supersede QDROs.
May 30, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – When it comes to qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs), plan sponsors and recordkeepers need to head off potential issues before they become larger problems.
May 23, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) — The Alaska Supreme Court ruled unmarried domestic partners have a right to some retirement benefits via a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO).
January 14, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Plan Sponsor Advisors (PSA) released a fully outsourced solution that manages qualified domestic relations orders (QDRO) for retirement plan fiduciaries.
August 5, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A federal appeals court affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit against Fidelity Management Trust Company regarding excessive fees.
July 18, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – The recent ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will impact employer-provided benefits in a number of different ways.
July 5, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A federal judge ruled that an ex-wife was entitled to a subsidy for early retirement provided by her ex-husband's plan as part of a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO).