Irvine, CA asked in Divorce and Family Law for California

Q: I served a QDRO to my ex for his signature but he refused to sign it. Just completely ignores it . what can I do ? Thank

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
Steven Lance Bynum
Steven Lance Bynum
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It really depends on what the rules are in your jurisdiction. For instance I typically send the order out for a signature with a letter asking for a return of the signed stipulation (or QDRO) within ten days. I typically send a second letter after the ten day period has expired with a further disclaimer that no response will result in deletion of the signature and filing with the court. I usually file the document after deleting the signatures with the letters attached. But QDRO’s are not usually required to be signed by the parties unless it’s a plan requirement.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.