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What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order, or QDRO?

What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order, or QDRO?

A Qualified Domestic Relations Order, which is usually shortened to "QDRO", is an order of a court that instructs the manager of a retirement plan to set aside and pay a portion of the funds to an alternate payee. read more...

Conservator Gets an Annulment for Her Father

Since I recently posted a blog about annulment but I haven’t posted anything about conservatorships in a while, I decided to show an example how a conservator can use an annulment to keep someone from taking advantage of her father. This case is Nave v. Nave, (173 S.W.3d 766, for the ... read more...

Conservatorships and the Proof Required to Establish Disability

When considering whether or not to appoint someone as conservator over the estate of another person (often called the “ward”), it must be shown to the court by clear and convincing evidence that the ward “is fully or partially disabled and that the [ward] is in need of ... read more...

Who Will Pull Your Plug?

Yesterday the news broke that the person who authorized doctors to remove Gary Coleman's life support was his ex-wife. Who has the power to pull your plug? read more...

Khloe and Lamar Reach Prenuptial Agreement

The subject of prenuptial (also called an antenuptial) agreeements certainly make for good entertainment in sitcoms and tablids. While many people think they know what a "prenup" is and how one works, misconceptions about. I'm going to give you a quick summary of how these agreements work in ... read more...