Unlike many firms utilizing paralegals to perform the majority of the work, every single retirement order that comes through our firm is reviewed by Eric, an attorney with experience and knowledge. Eric has handled over 1000+ retirement division orders and knows the nuances and details for successfully processing each and every order. He builds relationships and contacts with Plan Administrators to ensure, when possible, that orders are pre-approved, so your time is not wasted with unnecessary processing delays. Dividing retirement accounts after a divorce can be overwhelming.
Our QDRO service will methodically prepare and process your QDROs. Contact our office today, and you can sit back and let us finish the job. Our attorneys are licensed in Maryland, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia.
Our team coordinates with our clients from intake through distribution. We are attentive, responsive and knowledgeable. Eric A. Haviland, Esq. and our administrative team work together to provide our clients with comprehensive, and responsive service.
Our competitive costs provide our clients with a cost-effective solution to what can be an expensive problem. We charge a flat fee of $695.00 for the initial QDRO and $475.00 for each additional QDRO, if necessary.
IRAs are divided using a process known as “transfer incident to divorce,” while 403(b) and qualified plans, such as a 401(k), are split under the “Qualified Domestic Relations Order” (“QDRO”). Our Firm can handle any orders necessary to transfer funds incident to divorce.
Yes. We charge a flat fee of $325.00 to review and provide edits to Orders prepared by other firms or individuals.
Yes. We are based in the heart of Annapolis, and our Firm regularly prepares military retirement division orders. Military pension division laws are often complex, and they require a pension division order. The order will determine the amount to be shared between you and your former spouse. It also outlines whether a former spouse will receive direct pay or not and how other issues, such as applying for disability pay, will affect the pension division.
Upon submission of your documents, Eric will review your Court Orders, Judgment for Divorce, and any other relevant paperwork. Eric will be able to advise you if you need multiple orders, only one order, or no orders at all.