Widely recognized as the definitive work on the topic, Qualified Domestic Relations Order Handbook , written by Gary A. Shulman, turns the most confusing QDRO issues into clear answers and step-by-step guidelines. Drawing on years of experience, Shulman steers you past the QDRO pitfalls, with expert tips, drafting checklists, and even a special chapter on 29 areas of high liability risk. In this volume you'll find: Comprehensive model separation agreement language that you can incorporate directly into decrees to ensure that all of the QDRO issues are properly addressed Guidance on how to qrevokeq a QDRO that has already been approved by the plan administrator Guidance on how to draft and administer child support QDROs Dozens of tips on how to detect potentially hazardous deficiencies in the qcompany modelq QDRO Detailed instructions and models for dividing federal and state government plans Why waste time and risk costly errors by working with scattered resources and partial information? With the Handbook , you'll save time as well as trouble. It provides fast, definitive resolutions to all your QDRO questions. And because it's designed for both attorneys and plan administrators, it helps you anticipate questions throughout the entire drafting and approval process. That means less guesswork, fewer delays and most importantly, less liability exposure. Qualified Domestic Relations Order Handbook provides everything you need to draft or administer QDROs promptly and accurately, with a superb toolkit of resources for attorneys and administrators, including: 21 QDRO models for all types of plans and conditions Step-by-step drafting guidelines Model language for specific circumstances Model discovery letters for requesting retirement plan information Sample correspondence Drafting and compliance checklists Company policies and procedures manual Appendices of related statutory provisions And much more! Qualified Domestic Relations Order Handbook has been updated to include: A new discussion dealing with the impact of same-sex marriage on QDROs, including the recent Supreme Court decision and guidance offered by the IRS and DOL Revised model QDROs for defined contribution plans that clarify their intent and expedite the review process from the plan administrator's perspective, as well as address some substantive issues, such as vesting, plan loans, and continued jurisdiction of the courts A new discussion regarding the effect of the participant's vesting status under a qDefined Contributionq plan An updated model QDRO for dividing Employee Stock Ownership Plans (qESOPsq) A discussion of how plan administrators should treat the vesting status of plan participants in QDROsWidely recognized as the definitive work on the topic, Qualified Domestic Relations Order Handbook , written by Gary A. Shulman, turns the most confusing QDRO issues into clear answers and step-by-step guidelines.
|Title||:||Qualified Domestic Relations Order Handbook|
|Author||:||Gary A. Shulman|
|Publisher||:||Aspen Publishers Online - 2006-06|