Question by  JamesOrly (44)

What is a "quadro" in retirement benefits?


Answer by  AEF (519)

A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO or quadro) is an court order that governs how retirement benefits are to be divided between two people, usually as part of a divorce settlement. The quadro legally recognizes another persons right to share in someone's retirement benefits. If this applies to you, you should speak with your lawyer.


Answer by  Chaneygirl (1755)

QDRO = Qualified Domestic Relations Order. This is a distribution in the case of a divorce. The general idea is to make each spouse have equal retirement balances upon divorce.


Answer by  mann (6)

This referes to what is called a qualified domestic relations order. It is typically used in a divorce proceeding in relation to one parties pension or retirement account. The quadro establishes the amount of the retirement account that a spouse is entilled to receive. This legal agreement establishes the percentage that each party will recieve and also the tax liability.


Answer by  lwat80 (300)

A QUADRO is a qualified domestic relations order. For more specific details on this phrase, type it into a popular search engine. Understanding your retirement benefits is very important while planning your future, so research any unknown terms.


Answer by  Ella22 (610)

A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is a court order to split up retirement benefits due to divorce. The object is for each spouse to share equally in the benefits.

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