Set Yourself Apart While Limiting Exposure To Dangerous Levels of Liability
The American Association of Certified QDRO Professionals (AACQP™) is the premiere organization in the development of QDRO theory, planning, preparation, and development.
Established to create a standardization of QDRO principals and instill ethical considerations in the preparation and development of QDROs, AACQP™ ensures the public and legal field that those who hold a CQS™ or CQA™ designation are the most knowledgeable in the QDRO profession.
Assurance for Your Clients, Protection for Yourself
Securing a sound QDRO for clients is of paramount significance, yet the vast majority of family law professionals are unaware of what this process entails. A lack of familiarity with QDROs can, and will, expose family law professionals to a dangerous level of liability. AACPQ™ offers two designations of benefit to professionals when working in the arena of family law, including:
The American Association of QDRO Professionals attracts applicants seeking to differentiate themselves in their chosen profession through an intensive specialized course. Applicants will have the opportunity to earn the reputable designation of Certified QDRO Specialist (CQS™) or Certified QDRO Analyst (CQA™).
Choose from Two Distinguished Designations
Certified QDRO Specialist (CQS™)
The CQS™ designation places emphasis on the general principals affecting the distribution and transfer of retirement plan assets pursuant to a divorce. The CQS™ is based on practical but general applications of QDROs with a minimal amount of mathematics or financial calculations. CQS™ Module Overview:
Certified QDRO Analyst (CQA™)
The CQA™ receives the same training and knowledge of a CQS™, but must undertake additional coursework related to financial and economic analysis to aid the court, attorneys, and the parties in the value of QDROs and/or retirement plan benefits, QDRO options, or the monetary alternatives to, and impact of, a QDRO. CQA™ Module Overview:
The Only Designations that Confer Specialized Understanding of QDROs
The AACQP™ ensures that individuals who earn CQS™ and CQA™ designations are held to the highest professional and ethical standards in his or her pursuit of becoming a QDRO virtuoso. Visit our website for more information.
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American Association of Certified QDRO Professionals (AACQP™)
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Great for paralegals and human resource professionals confronted with QDRO issues.
Out of all the QDRO courses I've seen on this subject this one is the most informative and practical.