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What does DRO stand for?

DRO stands for Domestic Relations Order

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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.
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.