Reached settlement through mediation; ex-husband's attorney suggested a lawyer to handle QDRO and his name was included in final decree as the one who would be handling this. Divorce final March 11, 2019; I reached out to the QDRO lawyer 2 weeks ago and he has not been contacted by ex's attorney. I emailed my ex-husband's attorney a week ago and politely asked about it. She has not responded. My lawyer is not returning my calls. Can I hire someone else to handle the QDRO? If not, what can I do to get this process started?
Unfortunately, because of the coordination required, these things sometimes take awhile. You probably can't commission a different attorney unless your ex husband agrees.
You should continue to follow up with your attorney. Your ex husband's attorney legally cannot communicate with you if you have representation.
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