Bibliographic Details

The complete QDRO handbook : dividing ERISA, military, and civil service pensions and collecting child support from employee benefit plans / David Clayton Carrad.

Author / Creator Carrad, David Clayton, 1944-
Edition 3rd ed.
Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Section of Family Law , American Bar Association, c2009.
Description xxvii, 439 p. : forms ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Language English
Subject Pension trusts -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Deferred compensation -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Qualified domestic relations orders -- United States.
Divorce settlements -- United States.
Support (Domestic relations) -- United States.
Deferred compensation -- Law and legislation.
Divorce settlements.
Pension trusts -- Law and legislation.
Qualified domestic relations orders.
Support (Domestic relations)
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors American Bar Association. Section of Family Law.
ISBN 9781604424522 (pbk.)
1604424524 (pbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Employee benefit plans and family support obligations
  • "Just enough ERISA" : core definitions and principles
  • Essential information and how to get it
  • Interim relief
  • Inclusion and valuation
  • How to divide deferred payment annuities
  • Assessing your client's needs and wishes : formulating a strategy
  • Drafting the DRO
  • From DRO to QDRO
  • QDRO litigation
  • Military retired pay
  • Federal civil service pension plans
  • Miscellaneous plans : IRAs, nonqualified plans, state and local pension plans, and QMCSOs
  • QDROs : from headache to profit center for your law practice
  • QDROs : from headache to enhanced employee benefit for plan administrators and their lawyers
  • Managing IV-D agencies to collect child support with QDROs
  • Family court judges and QDROs
  • Current trends and future developments in QDROs.