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$950 1st QDRO/DRO (Not Military or FERS/CSRS) $750 Each Additional QDRO/DROs $1100 Military Division Order (Defined Benefit Plan) $1100 FERS/CSRS Division Order $400 Hourly Rate (Expert Testimony, Expert Opinion Letters, Limited Scope Consulting QDRO Attorney) $350 Ex Parte Preparation (For Entry of QDRO/DROs only) $350 Notice Of Submission/Request for Order […]

2018 Rate Sheet



If you need to complete a separate property trace, please check out my calculators for public use!  I have calculators for tracing pre-marital interest and post-marital interest and different calculators if you have all the records-or do not have all the records and want to plug in your best guesses! […]

Separate Property Tracing Calculators



I am honored to speak on June 22, 2017 to the Long Beach Bar Association on the ever changing Military benefits laws and how those changes impact family law litigants. I will be discussing the “Frozen Benefit” rule that impacts cases with Active Duty Service members whose divorce was not […]

Military Pensions-Long Beach Bar Association June 22, 2017




Do you need to prepare a joinder for your case? The Law Office of David T. Ruegg is offering a new free service to the family law community. Our Online Joinder Generator prepares your forms for you so you can join the retirement plan to your case. Check out the […]

Try out our Free Online Joinder Generator!


The 89th Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California takes place in San Diego between Thursday, September 29 and Sunday, October 2. We’ll be there at the vendor tables, chatting with passersby about Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and dividing problematic pension plans! If you’re around, stop by and we’ll chat.

Join Us at the Cal Bar’s Annual Meeting



Attorney David Ruegg recently had the article, “QDRO Cash Outs, Equalizations, and Tax Ramifications” published in Riverside Lawyer Magazine in the April 2016 issue. Though it may not be everyone’s idea of casual or fun reading, you can check out the article below. Riverside Lawyer Magazine – April 2016 Issue

New Article: QDRO Cash Outs, Equalizations, and Tax Ramifications