money and financial problems
Law about consumer financial problems
An abbreviation for qualified domestic relations order. See qualified domestic relations order.
Allows divorcing spouses to agree to the terms of their divorce. The agreement generally can cover property division, spousal (maintenance) support, child custody and visitation arrangements, and any other issues relevant to the divorcing couple. However, the parties may not agree on child support. Child support is the right of the child and is regulated by the state.
If the court decides that the agreement is fair to all concerned parties, the agreement may be signed into an order of the court as a final judgment of divorce.
Intentional conduct that is wrongful or unlawful, especially by officials or public employees. Malfeasance is at a higher level of wrongdoing than nonfeasance (failure to act where there was a duty to act) or misfeasance (conduct that is lawful but inappropriate).
A crime involving writing a check on an account, Account A, with insufficient funds and depositing it in another account, Account B, and then writing a check on Account B and depositing it in Account A to cover the first check written on Account A. Kiting takes advantage of the time it takes banks to clear checks.
A tax-deferred retirement plan primarily for the self-employed. Also called H.R. 10 plan and self-employed retirement plan.
The New York Times (2007): "For Keogh Plans, a Technicality Could Crack a Nest Egg"