Award for Pain and suffering is considered separate property in a divorce, what other cash awards are separate.

Asked 6 months ago - Scottsdale, AZ

Are moneys from a workers comp settlement for permanent injuries on the job, career ending injuries and moneys from a closed claim social security disability award considered to be separate property with regards to a divorce

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  1. David Ian Schoen


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    Answered . This is a question for a local matrimonial attorney.

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  2. Carmen S. Giordano

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    Answered . You need to post this is the family law section, not the personal injury section!

  3. David Brian Snyder


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    Answered . This depends on the laws of Arizona. In New York, portions of the settlement could be part of the marital estate. Please call a Family Law Lawyer near you in Scottsdale... Good Luck.

    Attorney David Snyder is licensed to practice in the State of New York where he operates the Snyder Law Firm... more

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