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You should obtain your qualified domestic relations order as soon as possible after your divorce is finalized. Talk to your attorney about having that order prepared. It’s quite possible that your attorney may not prepare qualified domestic relations orders. It may be outside of their practice area, and they may advise you to obtain counsel to do that. We can do that at Cole, Sorrentino. Myself and attorney Michael Barrett handle dozens and dozens of these orders on a yearly basis and have many years experience handling them. It’s important to do QDRO preparation as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the more risk there is that the retirement plan has changed record holder, that the retirement plan has been frozen, that something may have happened to your former spouse, or most importantly, that your former spouse may have started collecting already and you are not receiving your portion because you didn’t make sure that that order was filed. Having said that, if you were Attorney Donna Haslinger is experienced in the area of family law, check out her legal profile on Avvo. If you’re going through a divorce, you need experienced legal counsel. Even if you’re in full agreement with your spouse as to the terms of the divorce and want to utilize mediation or collaborative law, you should still at least consult with an experienced attorney to discuss all your legal options and answer any questions you’re bound to have. We offer flexible meeting schedules, return after-hours communications promptly, and can access Spanish language interpretation if necessary. You can trust our law firm’s reputation for attentive personal service. Contact Cole, Sorrentino, Hurley, Hewner & Gambino, P.C., online or call us to arrange your initial consultation with one of our Buffalo divorce lawyers. We welcome the opportunity to serve you. If you have questions about QDRO preparation during divorce, contact our experienced Buffalo divorce lawyers. Let our experienced work for you!