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Benefits for a Colorado QDRO
Updated August 28, 2016

1. Reasons and Benefits - For a Colorado QDRO

  • Tax-Free Division in a Divorce or Legal Separation
  • Alternate Payee Can Withdraw Cash Without 10% Early Withdrawal Penalty
  • Can Use to Equalize Other Marital Assets
  • Usually Can Use Defined Contribution Plans to Pay Marital Bills
  • Collect Past-Due Child Support & Maintenance Obligations
Maurice Johnson Colorado Attorney explains low QDRO cost and the process.
Updated August 30, 2016

2. Best Process and Lowest QDRO Cost

  • Is Best to Get it Done Before the Issuance of the Decree
  • Don't Wait for Months; Use a Rule 70 Motion if No Cooperation
  • Use the Efficient Process of a Low Fixed Attorney Fee
  • There is a System to the Process. I discuss 10 steps.
  • Usually an IRA can be transferred without a QDRO or court Order, but not always
Maurice Johnson, Colorado QDRO Attorney explains the QDRO mistakes to avoid.
Updated Sept 2, 2016

3. Major Mistakes to Avoid; Income Tax and Other Financial Mistakes.

  • Don't Pay the 10% Early Withdrawal Penalty by Rolling It Into An IRA Before Withdrawal
  • Calculate Your Taxes Before You Decide to Withdraw, Including Colorado Tax
  • Don't Delay Getting the QDRO Done; In Many Cases You Will Lose
  • Don't Hire a "Financial Planner"; Stay Away From an Annuity & Other Insurance "Investments"
  • Don't Pay Money for the Pension Valuation Scam
  • The Alternate Payee MUST stay involved until the QDRO is fully processed by the Plan.
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