Strategic Solutions In Property Division
Property division can be one of the most contentious aspects of divorce. Both parties understand it will affect their financial future and the assets they have to build a new future. In addition, as emotions are at their highest, many individuals are focused on keeping as many assets as possible from the other spouse.
It is important you are represented by a skilled attorney who understands how to accurately value and divide all marital assets, working toward an equitable and efficient outcome. This can be a difficult task, and you should be sure your representation has the experience and skill needed to protect your interests, yet save you money by keeping the process pointed at a resolution.
Experience You Can Trust In Division Of Asset Proceedings
Attorney Barbara Lanier has more than 20 years of experience representing individuals throughout Georgia as they face divorce and property division. She will quickly take account of all assets, property and real estate to be included in the division and create strategic solutions for dividing the marital property.
Any property or assets that the spouses had during the marriage are to be included in the division, with the exception of certain gifts or inheritance. This includes:
- Banking accounts, including all checking and savings accounts
- Investment portfolios, including all stocks, shares and long-term investments
- Retirement accounts, including 401(k)s, IRAs and pension accounts
- Real estate, houses and vehicles
- Real property, including collections
- Ownership in businesses, including family-owned businesses, professional practices or part ownership
All debt is also included in the divisions, such as student loans, medical bills and credit card bills. Debt is often used to offset assets to reach a fair and equitable division.