Division of Marital Property
The division of marital property, also commonly referred to as equitable distribution, is often a highly contested areas of divorce and family law. An amicable agreement on dividing marital property and assets is rarely achieved, as each party in a divorce has their own idea of what they believe they are entitled, what may be sentimental, and what is fair in the distribution of property, assets and investments acquired during the course of a marriage.
Property and assets which were brought into the marriage may also be involved in marital property disputes, as both parties shared these assets during the course of the marriage.
For over 40 years, Robert S. Sigman has been successfully guiding clients in Orlando, Maitland, and the Central Florida area through matters of equitable distribution or division of marital property.
Marital property disputes often involve:
- The primary family home;
- Additional homes, investment properties, and land which has been acquired by the family;
- Assets in checking and savings accounts;
- Automobiles and forms of transportation vehicles, as well as recreations vehicles.
- Investment portfolios;
And any item of value or items which either spouse considers to be of sentimental value.
Based on this list, it is easy to see how in a contested divorce the potential for many points of contention may exist, which may lead to either party to employ leveraging or intentionally trying to make the process of dividingmarital property difficult simply out of spite.
The duty of your equitable distribution attorney (lawyer) is to effectively negotiate and limit even the most difficult points of contention, as well as represent your legal rights in an effort to effectively show the court that your goal for the division of marital property have merit and are fair.
When it comes to your division of marital property and other family law legal needs, it is important to have a voice of experience on your side. You need a qualified Florida divorce attorney. Contact Robert S. Sigman, P.A. today to see how we may be able to help you. Call (407) 831-0012.