Who Gets the Ring?

What Happens to a Ring After a Broken Engagement A broken engagement can be a confusing and emotionally painful experience. Aside from the usual sadness, the once engaged individuals must now decide who will keep the engagement ring. Courts across the country vary on this issue,...

Determining Marital and Non-Marital Property in a Divorce

One of the realities of divorce is separating marital and non-marital property. This is also one of the reasons many divorces take forever to settle and both parties often leave the table with some feelings of animosity. It is very important going into divorce proceedings with a...
Posted On 27 Jan 2015
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Deciding Whether to Keep Your House During Divorce with Kids

Starting a family is exciting and often leads to purchasing a larger home. Many special memories are made raising children in the family home but some parents cannot make the magic last and eventually decide to divorce. One of the biggest decisions they must make is whether to...

When I Divorce, Does My Spouse Get My 401(k)?

Dividing assets, especially retirement benefits, in a divorce can be frustrating and complicated. Many individuals spend years saving for their post-work life and when marriages do not work out, they stand to lose a substantial amount of their retirement money. With a record...

Can I Keep My Car When I Get Divorced?

Property division in divorce covers everything including the household vehicles. Many spouses have special attachments to their cars or rely on these vehicles for transportation to and from work or school. A car is one of the most expensive purchases that many couples make during...
Posted On 05 Feb 2014
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What’s the Difference Between Marital and NonMarital Property?

When getting divorced, there is a huge difference between marital and nonmarital property. Legal bonds of marriage extend to property and debt. When two people are legally married, income and debt are shared. This usually is not an issue until the couple decides to divorce....

How To Avoid a Fight Over Marital Property

Approximately 50 percent of first marriages end in divorce according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Divorce is a complex process both emotionally and legally. Division of property is a major issue in many divorces and it often results in a feud. Couples can avoid these battles if...

How Do I Get My Fair Share of Marital Property in Divorce?

One of the biggest questions that is asked of our expert divorce attorneys is, “how do i get my fair share of marital property in divorce?” Property division is one of the most unpleasant aspects of getting divorced. Childless couples find themselves fighting over...
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