Qualified Domestic Relations Order Attorneys

A qualified domestic relations order is a judicial order in the United States, entered as part of a property division in a divorce or legal separation that splits a retirement plan or pension plan by recognizing joint marital ownership interest.

Protecting Your Personal Assets During Divorce

In a divorce, there can be a disagreement about who has a fair share of retirement plans and benefits. People who are looking to protect their benefits after divorce can do so by obtaining a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO). At the Law Offices of Smith & Messina, we can help you understand what this form is and how it can be used to benefit both spouses. We can help you understand the process of negotiating, settling and securing a (QDRO). Protecting what is yours as a payee and a beneficiary is important, and working with my firm can enable you to ensure your best interests are protected.

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Hire An Experienced Buffalo Family Lawyer

Most individuals facing divorce work with a QDRO attorney in order to protect their portion of a 401K, pension, or 403B account. By filing this document with the court, you can take the proper steps to ensure that your retirement benefits are protected and what is yours remains yours. The laws and regulations regarding QDROs can be confusing, and you should never have to worry about completing the correct paperwork on your own. When you work with The Law Offices of Smith & Messina, you can retain the proper representation you need to ensure that your retirement benefits are protected.

Choose Smith & Messina For Your Family Law Needs

Ready to move forward with your case? If so, it is important that you contact my firm as soon as possible. By working with our firm, you can rest assured that your case is in the capable hands of a seasoned Buffalo family law attorney.

As divorce lawyers in Buffalo, we are prepared to take all necessary actions to ensure that you receive the best possible outcome for your case and any related matters. Your retirement and IRA account benefits are important to you; when you work with The Law Offices of Smith & Messina, you can make sure that they are safeguarded. Complete a free case evaluation form as soon as possible to receive a consultation by phone.

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