Category Archives: Division of Property

If you are considering divorcing your spouse, you probably have many questions. One of them may be the question of how you and your spouse’s property will be divided after you split. You may be wondering to yourself, “Who will stay … Continue reading

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When entertainers and comedians talk about divorce, they often make references to the idea that both spouses will automatically get half of the couple’s assets. Such tropes are often mildly misogynistic, suggesting that a rich man who gets married is … Continue reading

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When a couple decides to divorce, they must divide their property between them. As one might expect, each spouse brings property into the marriage, but marital property is also acquired throughout their relationship. Some couples are exceedingly careful about segregating … Continue reading

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When a couple is divorcing, retirement assets are often some of the most critical assets to divide appropriately. Instruments like 401(k) accounts and pensions must be divided between the spouses, because most spouses will not have planned for retirement without … Continue reading

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Dividing marital property is never an easy task, but doing so when dealing with extremely valuable assets can be even more complex. If you and your soon-to-be-ex spouse have many high-value assets, a qualified professional may be useful in evaluating … Continue reading

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When a marriage is ending, it is not uncommon for one spouse to behave in ways that are detrimental to his or her soon-to-be ex, especially if there is a potential new partner in the picture. One of the most … Continue reading

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As with other assets in a divorce, stock options are generally divided based on the consideration of how and when they were acquired. The specifics of a person’s stock options may vary, and, at the time of the divorce, the … Continue reading

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When a couple decides to get married, they generally do so with the intent of building a shared life with one another. In most cases, this means they jointly own virtually all of their assets and share responsibility for their … Continue reading

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If you and your spouse are thinking about ending your marriage, you probably realize that your marital property will need to be divided between the two of you in the process. Ideally, you and your spouse could negotiate an amicable … Continue reading

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Every divorce situation is unique, as no two couples live under exactly the same circumstances. Many divorces, however, are relatively similar in that the property acquired during the course of the marriage includes assets and debts of a fairly mundane … Continue reading

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