Padgett v. Little, A120644
In an pension benefits dispute, trial court's qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) enforcing the interest of plaintiff is reversed where a domestic relations order entered before a plan participant's death that does not award a former spouse an interest in the participant's pension plan, but simply reserves jurisdiction, does not provide an adequate basis for entry nunc pro tunc of a QDRO.
- Decided 03/25/2009
- Published 03/25/2009
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP, Charles A. Bird, San Diego, Peggy L. Bennington, a Professional Corp., Corte Madera, Law Offices of Barbara A. Ginsberg, Barbara A. Ginsberg, Oakland, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Ryan A. Kent, Kenneth S. McFarlan, San Rafael, for Respondent Beverly Padgett.