Legal Advice for Separate Property — 31 results
Written by attorney Howard M Lewis, over 2 years ago.
Property that a couple acquires during a marriage is termed marital property, however, Massachusetts law allows a judge to divide all of a couples property in any manner that seems fair,... more
Written by attorney Nkechi Obiselu, 2 months ago.
Unfortunately or fortunately, depending on what side of the coin you fall on, Texas is a community property state. Of course you shouldn’t be surprised, I mean it’s Texas. Essentially,... more
Written by attorney Margaret Murphy, almost 3 years ago.
The State ofMissouriis considered a modified no-fault state in terms of filing for Dissolution of Marriage.This eliminates the requirements either party may have to prove dates of... more
Written by attorney David Bliven, 3 months ago.
Often a share of significant assets can turn on the precise definition of what constitutes "marital property" versus "separate property." In a nutshell, a non-title-holding spouse gets a... more
Written by attorney Anthony Azemika, 7 months ago.
In a partial reversal of a Trial Court’s decision, a California Court of Appeals has ruled that Trial Court erred by awarding Mother all of Father’s separate property savings account as... more
Written by attorney Anneshia Grant, over 1 year ago.
In a divorce, one of the most hotly contested issues is property division. While one spouse may be certain that a particular car or piece of property is his or hers, the other spouse may... more
Written by attorney Allen F. Harris, almost 4 years ago.
Georgia is not a community property state. Brown v. Little, 227 Ga. App. 484, 489 S.E.2d 596 (1997). Rather, this state has extensive case law on treating assets as either separate or... more
Written by attorney Howard Van Den Heuvel, 5 months ago.
Property in divorce can be a hotly contested matter. Understanding the difference between marital and separate property can help you save time and money by focusing your efforts on that... more
Written by attorney Jason Treguboff, almost 4 years ago.
Pre-Nups or Pre-Martial agreements allow parties to avoid
presumptions of community property.
They act as a contract that provides for the orderly distribution of
property and... more
Written by attorney Joan M Bundy, about 3 years ago.
One of the most-overlooked and yet often most important issues in any divorce or legal separation is the division of property. Property isn't just real estate but also personal belongings... more