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Glossary of Common Terms
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QDRO (Qualified Domestic Relations Order) A document signed by the court after a decree is granted ordering an employer to divide certain retirement/work-related benefits between the former spouses. Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) A document signed by the court after a decree is granted ordering an employer to divide certain retirement/work-related benefits between the former spouses. Quash (family law) To stop or end an order, commonly used in reference to an order of assignment. (criminal law) To nullify or make void a bench warrant or an order. Quid Pro Quo "Something for something." Quiet Title Action A suit to settle claims to rightful ownership of property.
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