Every divorce is different. Even so, you should expect some challenges to arise along the way.
At some point, you may be faced with a divorce property division dispute. In other words, you think you are entitled to some assets but your ex-spouse believes the same.
If you find yourself in this situation, there are many key steps to take.
For example, you need to first determine what is marital and non-marital property. By taking this one step, you’ll have a clear idea of how to fight for what is yours.
Some of the most common assets accumulated during a marriage include: real estate, retirement savings, cash savings, stocks and bonds.
What about hidden assets? This is one of the top challenges associated with property division during a divorce. In short, this is when one spouse attempts to hide assets from the court. They do so with the idea of keeping it safe as property is divided.
At our law firm, we know what it takes to handle even the most serious property division disputes. This is never easy to deal with, but there are steps you can take to clear the air and allow yourself to feel better about how the process will unwind.
The second you know you’re going to divorce is the second you should begin to think about property division. This will put you in the right frame of mind. This will also allow you to make decisions that work in your favor.
In the end, the only thing that matters is that you’re comfortable with how your property is divided.