Are Alternate Payee Beneficiaries under ERISA?

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ntang
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Are Alternate Payee Beneficiaries under ERISA?

Post by ntang » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:48 am

Are alternate payee's under a QDRO treated a "Beneficiaries" under ERISA?

lduffy
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Re: Are Alternate Payee Beneficiaries under ERISA?

Post by lduffy » Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:10 am

The answer yes. It is important to remember when drafting a QDRO that an alternate payee is essentially treated under ERISA with all of the rights and privileges of a plan beneficiary.

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