Thank you for visiting our website for information concerning domestic relations orders. It is our aim to give you important facts and information which may help you. This website is for your information and education only and is not to be construed as legal advice between attorney and client.  You should consult with an attorney personally for specific advice and questions about your case. 

Elizabeth L. McMahon (Betsy) has been drafting Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) since 1991.   She graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and from Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences.

Meryle Helbling has worked as a paralegal with Betsy since the fall of 2000.   She had been a paralegal in Manhattan before moving to Connecticut.

Patricia Cotton (Pat) joined the staff in 2004.  Pat was formerly a university assistant at Southern Connecticut State University.

Jane Wharton joined the staff in 2006.   Jane has extensive paralegal experience, having been a litigation paralegal for Reif & Manke and later Sussman, Duffy and Segaloff.

If you are in New York, we are happy to refer you to NYQDROs.com.  Attorney Michael Cleary has trained with us, and has opened his own practice drafting QDROs for New York matrimonial cases.  Law Office of Michael S. Cleary, 55 Maple Avenue, Suite 208, Rockville Centre, New York 11570; email: michael@michaelclearylaw.com; T: 516-632-5447; F: 516-536-9593