Understanding Qualified Domestic Relations Orders


Westin, Mt. Laurel
555 Fellowship Rd Mount Laurel, NJ 08054-3404

Date & Time

Start Date: 12/16/2019
Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Time: 1:05 PM



Jennifer Brandt will be speaking for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. During this event you learn about Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) and finding out when exactly your client will need this. You will also gain a solid understanding of the following:

  • QDRO content requirements
  • Common assignment provisions and provisions that every QDRO should have in order to be the most effective
  • The formula for determining an “accrued benefit”
  • Whether the alternate payee will receive a pro-rata share of cost of living adjustments and how to determine those
  • Limitations on the alternate payee spouse’s ability to receive payments and the potential impact on their overall benefits
  • Whether there are any loans against the plan and, if so, how they will be divided
  • 3 main errors in property settlement agreements regarding QDROs
  • Survivor benefits in the New Jersey State Systems

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Jennifer A. Brandt

Chair, Family Law


(215) 665-2113

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