Divorce and QILDROs

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Qualified Illinois Domestic Relations Orders

General Overview

The following information is helpful if your retirement benefits are being considered for possible division in divorce proceedings. The SURS Member Services Division handles inquiries and benefit information requests for divorce purposes. A Qualified Illinois Domestic Relations Order (QILDRO) is an Illinois court order that transfers part or all of a member´s retirement benefits to an alternate payee. The SURS Legal Department processes QILDROs entered against SURS members.

SURS QILDRO team encourages pre-draft reviews or all QILDRO related forms and proposed orders. Please email these documents to

Please note - only "SURS approved" QILDRO forms may be submitted. Approved forms should include the "watermark" that prints at the bottom of the page when completed.

Document Date Pages
QILDRO Brochure 03/13 28
Consent to Issuance 11/07 1
QILDRO Court Order 3/08 6
QILDRO Calculation Order 4/08 4
Notice of Confidential Information Within Court Filing (SSN Confidentiality Form) 08/12 1