What is a DRO in divorce?
The Dispute Resolution Officer (DRO) Program is mandatory for all applications for child support in the Calgary Court of Queen’s Bench. The officer is a family lawyer who will calculate child support amounts and help you to resolve your child support dispute.
What is the difference between a QDRO and DRO?
A QDRO is short for Qualified Domestic Relations Order and a DRO is short for Domestic Relations Order. A QDRO and DRO are basically the same thing, the only difference is that a QDRO will be ‘qualified’ by the administrator of the retirement plan.
Can my deceased husband’s ex wife collect his Social Security?
Key Takeaways. Depending on eligibility, a divorced spouse may indeed be able to collect Social Security benefits through an ex if they were married for at least 10 years. If requirements are met, and if divorced and not remarried, a former spouse can claim 50% of an ex’s benefits, or 100% if/when the ex passes away.