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Family Law Tip of the Week: QRDOs and IWOs with Full SSNs and Mag. Ransberger's Retirement Party! - Family Law News

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Family Law News

Posted on: Aug 22, 2017

By Mag. Kimberly Dean Mattingly, Marion Superior Court

Some employers and plans require a court order that has a full SSN before they will process the withholding or set-aside. If you submit both a redacted copy and a copy with the full SSN (PLUS the Notice of Exclusion required by Admin Rule 9 – remember those always come in 3s!), we will sign both and you will get both back after they are processed by court staff. Of course, the public will only be able to access the redacted version. But, you will be able to print an unredacted one to send on behalf of your client.

And, please mark your calendar for October 5 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. for a party in Civil Court 7 to celebrate Mag. Victoria Ransberger’s retirement!
Before you ask: no, it has not been decided who will take her sessions in her two courts (D05 and D07); no, she does not have a definite career/leisure plan yet and no, there is not still time to get in your ½ day hearing before her last day on October 6.
We plan to make a memory book for her and would like you to bring your favorite Ransberger story to the party. Mine is: Years ago I played a tape recording in front of her and I was the only person in the courtroom who misunderstood a very vulgar word on the tape. She was so gracious to me about it, although I’m sure she was stifling back giggles as she watched me realize (slowly and painfully) that the speaker on the tape did not say the word “Hon” like I thought he had, but instead said a word so despicable, most women won’t even whisper it. I was mortified and have only a vague memory of the rest of the hearing. I remember the result, though, and the kindness she showed me that day!

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