Post-Divorce Checklist: Tasks To Complete

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It is commonly believed that once a settlement is reached in a divorce case and the divorce decree is issued that the divorce case is finalized. Unfortunately, 99 percent of the time, that is a misconception. Usually, after a divorce settlement or trial, there is a host of housekeeping issues


DadsDivorce Live: Understanding QDROs

One of the more confusing aspects of the divorce process is figuring out how to sort out retirement accounts during the division of assets. A common end-of-divorce task is the drafting and implementation of a Qualified Domestic Relations Order – the legal document that instructs a retirement plan administrator on


How To Keep Divorce From Ruining Your Retirement

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Rick Harkins and his wife, Michelle Cortes-Harkins, founded Harkins Wealth Management in 2008. Rick and Michelle began offering financial planning, but they soon began receiving an influx of referrals from divorce attorneys. Eventually, they have split into two different practices: One that covers the wealth management side of things, and


Video: Cordell & Cordell News – June 26, 2015

Dads Divorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site have teamed up to present a series of weekly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. This week, Cordell & Cordell posted a column Principal Partner Joe Cordell wrote for the Huffington Post about


How Long Are You Liable For A QDRO Claim?

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Question: I divorced many years ago and the only issue that has never been resolved is the Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO), which is used to divide retirement accounts between parties in a divorce case. My company tried to get my ex-wife to fill out and execute the QDRO to