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Services

QDRO Preparation

Our Legal Team has Prepared Thousands of QDROs.

Federal, Military, All States, Municipal Plans

Private Plans: From Fortune 500 Corporations to one-person Corporations.

Troyan's QDRO database is now one of the largest in the Nation. 

Pension Valuations

Our Actuarial Staff has over fifty years of Plan Valuations experience. More than 80,000 Pension Evaluations prepared.  When confronted with a Valuation issue come to Troyan for clear, easy to follow technical support.

Dispute Resolution

Our firm has been appointed by Courts in many jurisdictions to resolve complex pension matters

Legal Opinions

Cases that have specific requirements of taxation of distributions / transfers and timing will require a skilled practitioner to render a written opinion.

Consent Agreements

Your 401(k) has been rolled into an IRA, you will now need a Consent Agreement to modify your Property Settlement Agreement.

Troyan is a cost-effective solution to this and other changes that require both parties to change the previous agreement.

Property Settlement Agreements

Our Legal Team will prepare the "cut & Paste" language for your Agreement.  The Pension is usually the largest asset in Divorce and needs to be addressed with very specific language to permit division by QDRO.

Avoid Settlement Errors!

Troyan will review or prepare the correct language.

QDRO Administration

Plan Administrators have a specific legal and fiduciary obligation to issue written Qualification / Rejection letter for QDROs.  Troyan provides legal guidance to may Plans on QDRO Qualification / Guidelines and Administration of QDROs.

Litigation Services

QDROs are one of the most litigated areas for Family Lawyers.  Troyan renders litigation support to malpractice insurers seeking to defend its insured.

Expert Witness Testimony

We are routinely called upon to provide Legal/Expert Opinions on QDRO and Pension Matters.

Passive Appreciation Calculations

One of the common computations requested of this firm is to determine the passive increase/decrease of a pre-marital portion of a Defined Contribution Plan.

 

Getting Started:

Step 1: Click here to: Download and read our retainer agreement.

Step 2: Click here to: Download the appropriate "Forms".

Step 3: Upload the Judgment of Divorce, Property Settlement Agreement, and any other Pension Information requested from the data forms.

save/name attached documents with pensioners name.

 

Forms:

Form for:

State/Municipal Plans (Examples: City, State, Police, Fire, Teacher, Public Employee)

Form for:

Civil Service Retirement System,

Federal Employees' Retirement System, Federal Thrift Savings Plan

Examples: Postal Employee, FBI, TSA, Any U.S. Agency

Form for:

Individual Retirement Accounts ("IRA")

Form for:

ERISA Plans (Examples: Coca-Cola, IBM, Boeing, Merck & Co., FedEx,

General Motors)

Form for:

Pension Valuation / Present Cash Value Computation

Fees:

QDRO and Related Fees:

Make a Payment

Drafting Qualified Domestic Relations Orders ("QDRO"):                          

$500.00

Legal Aid, State Non-Profit Legal Services & U.S. Legal Services, Inc. 

$350.00

Drafting Domestic Relations Orders against Non-Qualified Plans:          

 $750.00 (minimum)

Drafting Property Settlement Agreement Language for QDRO:                 

$125.00 (per Plan)

Drafting Consent Order for Equitable Distributions:  

$375.00 (minimum)

 

Miscellaneous QDRO Fees:

$125.00-$250.00 (per QDRO) (depending on changes required)

Revision Fees to Previously Prepared QDRO:             

                                                                

Revision to Previously Prepared QDRO (Address' Only):  

$75.00 (per QDRO)

QDRO Rush Fee (48-hour (business days)):                 

$150.00 (per QDRO)

Superceding QDRO (when prior QDRO prepared by Troyan):

$250.00 (per QDRO)

Written Review and Commentary on QDRO   

(when QDRO not prepared by Troyan) 

(This service does not include drafting a QDRO):       

$295.00

(review per QDRO)

QDRO Administration Fees:                                                                            

(for Plans with Less Than 1,000 Participants)

Third-Party QDRO Review and Commentary:        

Legal Opinion / Advice to Plan Administrator:                

QDRO Administration Guidelines for Plan:  

Sample QDRO Template: 

Initial Set-up of QDRO Procedures:                                    

$850.00 (per QDRO)

$400.00

(per Hour (min. 1 hour)

$2,500.00 (per Plan)

$2,500.00 (per Plan)

$7,500.00 (per Plan)

QDRO Administration Fees:

                                        

(for Plans with Less Than 1,000 Participants)

Small Plan Administration Consultation:                     

(Includes: Written Review & Pre-approval of Draft QDRO

& Qualification Letter) (fee is for each Participant)

$400.00 

QDRO Administration Guidelines for Plan:                                              

$2,500.00 (per Plan)

Sample QDRO Template:                            

$1,250.00 (per Plan)

Initial Set-up of QDRO Procedures:                

$3,500.00 (per Plan)

Pension Valuations and Related Fees:

Gains/Losses Analysis for Defined Contribution Plans:  

Actuarial Computation of Cost/Loss of Survivor Benefit:          

 $200.00  (per Plan)

Expert Witness/Testimony Fees:

Remote Testimony (Telephone/Zoom/Team)      

$1,000.00 (per appearance)

In-Person Live Appearance (i.e. Courtroom, Office)  

$2,000.00 (appearance per day)  (travel expenses additional)

Lecture/Seminar Fees:

Matrimonial/Family Law Bar Associations:  

$1,000.00 (per appearance) (with 25 or less members)

Law Firm/Gov't. Agency:                         

$1,500.00 per appearance 

Judicial: Conferences/Panels/Colleges:        

No Fee Required

Judicial Consultation/Questions:                             

No Fee Required

Please Inquire

Authorship/Writing Collaborations Articles:                      

 
 
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Reasons to Choose Troyan:

Experience:

Our firm has prepared over 125,000 Qualified Domestic Relations Orders.

Prepared over 80,000 Pension Valuations

Testified as an Expert Witness in twenty three states.

Crafted Pension Plans for 100s of Employers

Created Domestic Relations Order Guidelines as a Third Party Administrator for over 500 companies.

Provided private consultations to State Court Judges, Federal Judges in U.S. Distric Courts and both large and small Law Firms.

 
 

OUR MANAGING ATTORNEY

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Rodney D. Troyan, Esq.

A graduate of NYU - Stern School of Business with a Finance/Mathematics background.  Employed by J.P. Morgan Investment Management in NYC prior to becoming an Attorney.

After graduating from Law School in New York City, this 29 year resident of Marlboro, NJ relocated to Sarasota, FL and has practiced law in the QDRO field for over 20 years.

Rodney is married to his high school sweetheart Kristine and are the proud parents of four sons.

Rodney is admitted to practice law in: 

New Jersey

Florida

U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida

New York

Washington, DC

 
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Our Office is located in Sarasota, Florida

Contact Us.

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560 Communications Parkway

Sarasota, FL 34240

Toll Free: 877.443.4867

Email: info@TroyanLaw.com

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