Equitably dividing assets is often one of the most complicated aspects of the divorce process. This is especially true when high net worth couples bring significant assets into the marriage. If you are considering separation and divorce or are currently separated and need a skilled attorney to guide you through asset division and other issues, turn to the skilled Fairfax property division lawyers at Malinowski Hubbard.
Our Fairfax asset & property division attorneys can assist with:
Our Fairfax property division attorneys engage the expertise of appraisers, tax experts, and business valuators who can assist with untangling the intricate web of intermingled finances. If you have an existing prenuptial agreement, our attorneys work hard to ensure that your premarital assets are protected.
In Virginia, marital assets and properties are divided equitably, meaning in a fair manner but not necessarily an equal split. The percentage each spouse receives may not be necessarily a 50/50 split, however, the laws of equitable distribution will take into account the length of the marriage, how each contributed financially to the marriage, tax considerations and other factors surrounding the divorce.
What is separate property?
Each spouse keeps his or her separate property, which is the property that each spouse owned prior to the marriage.
How is marital debt divided?
Debts are generally treated the same way as assets and are subject to equitable division. Other factors can also affect how debts are divided, including who incurred the debt, when the debt was incurred, and other factors.
We have successfully represented clients in the negotiation of comprehensive agreements to divide their assets. When settlement is not possible in this situation, our skilled litigators can vigorously present a thoroughly prepared argument and evidence at trial. We combine tenacious courtroom skills and exceptional advocacy to help our clients obtain an equitable result that is in line with their financial goals. Learn more about effective ways to resolve your property division disputes when you contact our team.
Call our office at (703) 935-4222 to reach our experienced property division lawyers in Fairfax, VA.
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