Topic Archive: QDRO

Can We Split QDRO Fees Between Participant and Ex-Spouse?

DWC | 08/8/17


We have a participant who is going through a divorce and told us that he will be submitting a Qualified Domestic Relations Order to assign a portion of his 401(k) account to his ex-spouse. It is our normal practice (which has been communicated to our participants) to charge the participant’s account for the fees associated with reviewing and approving the order as well as segregating the award for the ex-spouse.

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