Summary Plan Description

Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)

If you were divorced at any time during your career as a carpenter and your divorce decree or property settlement agreement call for a division of benefits under the Carpenters Individual Account Pension Plan, the plan will require a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) before dividing benefits. Please contact Retirement Services at Carpenters Trusts for assistance with this process. A copy of the QDRO procedures are available, without charge, from Carpenters Trusts or online at

  • For additional information about QDROs, please see Article 9 on pages 83-85.