U.S. News Ranks Stocks & Colburn Tier 1 for 2017
Stocks & Colburn, LLP has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” This Tier 1 ranking was determined through the firm’s overall evaluation, which was derived from a combination of our clients’ impressive feedback, the high regard that lawyers in other firms in the same practice as our firm, and the information provided in response to a law firm survey.
QDROS are complicated and critically important. Only an experienced attorney who is knowledgeable about relevant Federal laws should prepare them, and Kristine Colburn is just such an attorney.
Kristine Pogalies Colburn
Attorney Colburn became a member of the California Bar Association in December 1993 after graduating from Thomas Jefferson Law School in the top 5% of her class. She is a partner in the law firm of Stocks & Colburn. She has worked in a Family Law firm for 18 years and during this time has had the opportunity to act as a settlement judge in family law matters. Too often she saw divorcing parties and/or their attorneys who were unqualified to handle the wrap up items that needed to be done especially the complicated and legally mandated requirements for the division of retirement plans. Realizing a need for comprehensive legal services for dividing retirement plans, she developed her expertise in preparation and processing of private plans and government retirement plans, 401(k)’s, IRAs and TSPs.
Attorney Colburn will prepare the legal documents required through approval with the plan, filing with the court and service on the plan as a neutral on behalf of both parties or on behalf of one party. She can also advise attorneys as to the language required for a Judgment of Dissolution.