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My divorce was finalized October 7th 2010. I have been trying

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My divorce was finalized October 7th 2010. I have been trying numerous times since then to get a QRDO done to divide my ex-husbands 401k. He has either ignored my requests, simply said it's not on his priority list and never does it, or lies and says he did it, but cannot provide any documentation. I've even offered to do it myself, but he won't give me any of his information that I need in order to prepare the QRDO. Was is my recourse?

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You may consider bringing a contempt action to compel your ex to adhere to the order and cooperate in establishing the QDRO

Generally speaking, when someone violates the court orders they are considered to be in contempt of court. To enforce your rights you will need to file a motion for contempt (may also be called an motion to show cause). In that motion you indicate what the orders are and how he has violated them.

You can typically pick the forms up at the clerk of the court's office and file them yourself.


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