The American Association of Certified QDRO Professionals (AACQP™) has been established to create uniformity and for candidates & members to maintain a high standard of quality concerning business professionals involved with the preparation of Qualified Domestic Relations
Orders. To achieve this standard of quality AACQP has developed courses, exams and practical exercises intended to certify that an individual is fully prepared to service clients with regard to Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and any other related issues. AACQP bestows upon a candidate meeting these standards as a Certified QDRO Specialist (CQS). The AACQP Certification Board is responsible for maintaining a high standard of quality within the certification program and is also tasked with maintaining a professional organization that represents the profession of QDRO Specialist and Analysts.
The American Association of Certified QDRO Professionals offers educational training and certification programs to CDFAs, CPAs, attorneys, paralegals, investment advisors, and Human Resources professionals related to qualified domestic relations orders and issues surrounding QDROs in divorce. The Certified QDRO Specialist (CQS™) and Certified QDRO Analyst (CQA™) is are certification programs for those interested in drafting QDROs and related court orders dividing retirement plans and is based on nearly 30 years of experience, college courses and CLE programs devoted to QDROs, including requirements companies need to qualify domestic relations orders.