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Non-Qualified Retirement Plans & Divorce: You May Be Able To Honor DROs, But Should You?
You probably already know that employers are required to honor qualified domestic relations orders regarding the division of qualified retirement plan benefits (such as 401(k) balances) when an employee gets divorced.
United States
12 Sep 2018
So Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal … Now What? Important Decisions Employers Face Now
In Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the 14th Amendment to the Constitution requires all 50 states to license marriages between same-sex couples and to recognize same-sex marriages performed out-of-state.
United States
9 Jul 2015
What Marriage Equality Means For Your Employee Benefits
A frequent headline in the news as of late has been "Federal Judge in State X finds same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional".
United States
25 Jun 2014
"We Have To Offer COBRA, When?" The "In Anticipation Of Divorce" Rule
Most plan administrators know that the recipe for a group health plan’s COBRA obligation includes three ingredients – a qualifying event that occurs while the individual is covered by the plan that triggers a loss of such coverage.
United States
18 Feb 2014
Significant Estate Planning Developments In 2013
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Act) was enacted on January 2, 2013.
United States
11 Jan 2013
Clubs That are Business Establishments Must Extend to Registered Domestic Partners the Same Membership Privileges that are Granted to Spouses
On August 1, 2005, the California Supreme Court (the "Court"), held that business establishments that grant privileges to spouses must now extend those same privileges to registered domestic partners.
United States
25 Aug 2005
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