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QDROs Exclusively Focused on Family Law

QDROS

At O'Brian & Associates, our attorneys are skilled in the complex division of substantial assets for senior-level professionals and their spouses, including employees of Microsoft. High net worth divorces present complexities that require sophisticated representation and attention to every detail.

We combine our experience with an in-depth understanding of what constitutes fair and equitable asset divisions, specifically when it involves qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs).

To arrange an appointment to discuss your specific case, give us a call today. We serve clients on the Eastside and throughout Greater Seattle.

What Type Of Retirement Account Is At Stake?

One of the most complex asset divisions as part of a divorce requires qualified domestic relations orders. QDROs involve the nontaxable transfer of the portion of the pension plan benefits and retirement accounts one spouse earned during the marriage to another spouse. Specific plans subject to division include:

  • 401(k) plans
  • IRAs
  • Profit sharing plans
  • Tax-deferred annuities
  • Deferred compensation plans
  • Defined benefit pension plans
  • Military retirement
  • Federal and state civil service pensions
  • Labor union worker pension plans

We work with skilled and industry-respected experts to prepare the QDRO. From there, we review the breakdown of what each spouse is entitled to and enter negotiations or pursue litigation.

We understand the stakes that are involved in dividing pensions and other valuable assets that took years to build. Our focus is on the peace of mind and financial welfare of our clients.

Get An Experienced Attorney On Your Side

For more information about how we can help you with a qualified domestic relations order in Washington, contact an experienced lawyer at O'Brian & Associates. Call (425) 276-7677 or fill out our online form.

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