Sometimes after a divorce when assets are split people do not know how to physically split those assets. If you have received a portion of your spouse’s 401(k), you need to qualified domestic relations order or QDRO for short. These are specialist court orders they tell the 401(k) company how to split the 401(k) without any tax penalties. These orders require certain information that is personal and other information that is public record with the date of your divorce. Some companies provide draft QDROs and other times you need them written from scratch. The Kolberg Law Firm drafts QDROs for people, even if we didn’t handle your divorce case. Call to find out rates for these documents.