SAG-Producers Pension Plan Benefits

Divorce

  • The Pension Plan is mandated by law to have a procedure by which the two parties to a divorce may determine and allocate the participant's pension benefit. The legal name for the order which must be approved and filed with both the pension plan and the court is the Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO).  The Plan’s QDRO Procedure is available for your reference. 
  • The plan has a model QDRO available to help the parties and their attorneys draft a QDRO which can be accepted and processed by the plan. 
  • Your attorney will probably wish to obtain a copy of the summary plan description and the pension plan document (the rules and regulations).