domestic relations


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domestic relations

n. a polite name for the legal field of divorce, dissolution, annulment, child custody, child support and alimony. (See: divorce)

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On the whole we get on pretty smoothly in our domestic relations, except in the lower strata of the Military Classes.
Would you intrude on Master's domestic relations, in the first hour of his return?
I warned you of the results in the religious, the civil, and the domestic relation.
Thus, the privilege is not available to prevent disclosure of information to any other regulatory body (for example, the SEC or FTC) or in private civil matters (such as domestic relations and employment disputes), even if tax matters are involved.
402(a)(6)(F) provides another exception for rollovers of distributions pursuant to qualified domestic relations orders (QDROS).
Strengthening the computing power and providing state-of-the-art storage systems will improve the business continuity preparedness of PACSES which supports the business operations of the 67 Pennsylvania county domestic relations sections in the collection and distribution of child support.
Boyd of the Domestic Relations Division of the Cook County Circuit Court on "Chicago Counterpoint" airing on CAN-TV (Ch.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation already has issued sample language to help make sure qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs) are in full compliance with pension plans under its authority (see "QDROs Made Simple," JofA, Jan.
Ryan focuses her practice on probate litigation matters, including will contests, trust modifications, fiduciary litigation and domestic relations litigation.
Keenan Goldsby, previously of Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, has been practicing for over sixteen years and also serves as a Motion Conciliator in the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has issued Divorce Orders & PBGC, a booklet designed to help attorneys and others involved with pensions understand how to set up and apply qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs) when the PBGC becomes the trustee for a terminated pension plan.
401 (a) (13) (B), which permits certain assignments or alienation of benefits for qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs).

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