Moore Marsden Calculation Worksheet
Determining how to divide assets in a divorce can be especially complicated when it involves calculating home interest.
What is Moore Marsden?
Moore Marsden is the name of a law that determines how to calculate the interest on a home that one spouse purchased before the marriage.
How to calculate your interest using the Moore Marsden formulata
Here is a worksheet that can help you determine the interest you and your spouse share in a home that was purchased before marriage.
Purchase Price _______
Amount of Down Payment _______
Amount of payments on loan principal made with separate funds _______
Fair Market value at date of marriage _______
Amount of payments on loan principal made with community funds _______
Fair market value at time of division _______
Subtract line 1 from line 4 _______
Subtract line 4 from line 6 _______
Divide line 5 by line 1 _______
Multiply line 8 by line 9 _______
Subtract line 10 from line 8 _______
Add lines 2, 3, 7, and 11 _______ = SP Interest
Add lines 5 and 10 _______ = CP Interest