401K Issue

My lawyer submitted QDRO order and it was declined by my ex-husbands company due to the company has specific “model language” that they require. My lawyer used this attorney who I guess specializes in QDROs. Didn’t hear anything back from my lawyer on this for about a year and a half. During this time I did my own research and found out that the company has their own QDRO website that gives information on how to submit QDROS gives examples and you can submit one through their website and track the approval process. After explaining this to my attorney she isn’t listening to me and is insisting that she needs to do the calculation using a formula (I believe she is getting this information from her QDRO attorney expert)because the company won’t calculate this correctly which is false. What should I do if she will not get this signed by the court unless I do it her way which is wrong?

If you disagree with the route your attorney is taking, then you can end the representation and handle it yourself or hire new representation.

Anna Ayscue

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