Entries by Sandi Gumeson

From Mediation to Litigation: A look at how much a divorce costs.

Let’s take a look. If you’re wondering how much a divorce costs, you’re not alone. In fact, that is probably one of the first things people think of when they contemplate ending their marriage. And for this question…we have a very concrete answer for you: It depends on the situation. Yes, unfortunately each scenario is […]

Retirement Accounts & Divorce: Why you need a QDRO

QDRO: Qualified Domestic Relations Order A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is the court order required to give notice to a retirement plan administrator that an Alternate Payee is entitled to a portion of the plan. Without a QDRO the plan administrator cannot legally make payments to the Alternate Payee. Retirement plans such as 401(k)’s […]