The former spouse's argument that she was an alternative payee eligible to be treated as the distributee under a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) was rejected by the court.
What does DRO stand for?
DRO stands for Domestic Relations Order
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- Digital Readout
- Dining Room Orderly
- Direct Readout
- Disability Rights Office (US FCC)
- Disaster Relief Office
- Disaster Response Operation (various locations)
- Discos Radioactivos Organizados (Spanish record label)
- Disposal Release Order
- Dispute Resolution Officer
- Dispute Resolution Organization (various locations)
- Drag Racing Online (magazine)
- Drawing Requirement Outline
- Durango, CO, USA - Durango La Plata County Airport (Airport Code)
- Duty Regional Officer
- Dynamic Range Optimizer (photography)
- Dynamic Reconfiguration Option
- United States Army Element, Defense Research Office, Latin America
- Departmental Restriction of Appointments (California)
- deposit receipt offer and acceptance (form/contract)
- Deposit Receipt Offer and Acceptance (Hawaii Association of Realtors standard form)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The court will usually issue a domestic relations order that directs the payment of some portion of the benefits to the retiree's spouse or dependents.
She also assisted employers with defined benefit plan funding challenges, employee benefits issues arising from corporate acquisitions and divestitures, and qualified domestic relations orders.
If your husband has an employer-based retirement plan, such as a traditional pension or 401(k), your lawyer must petition for a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO), which tells the pension-plan administrator how to divide the benefits between you and your ex-husband.
Part III covers in-service distribution-related forms, including issues raised by qualified domestic relations orders.
For example, numerous errors arise around the Qualified Domestic Relations Order.
In a sort of thrust-and-parry encounter, each effort by the government to make asset preservation more difficult has been met with new legal end-runs: gifting, irrevocable asset preservations trusts, annuities, Miller Trusts, qualified domestic relations orders, life estates, and so on.
In particular, we support the following provisions contained in these proposals: * Permit funds from 403(b) and 457 plans to be used to purchase permissive service credits in public sector defined benefit plans, as is currently permitted within other defined contribution plans; * Allow rollovers of retirement benefits to and from 403(b) and 457 plans when employees switch jobs; * Allow greater flexibility in 457 distributions; * Provide equitable tax treatment to Section 457 plan distributions made pursuant to a domestic relations order.