Monthly Archives: November 2011

Dividing Assets and Debts in a Divorce

All debts and assets acquired during marriage are subject to the presumption of equal contribution. That is, if the debt was accumulated or the asset acquired after the parties’ married, then both parties are presumed to own or be responsible for half of the item at issue. The person on title, or the person who
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Exclusive Use of the Marital Residence

One of the most common issues faced by married couples when they decide to split up is determining who will stay in the marital residence. This situation is typically seen when one or both parties do not have the financial resources to support a separate residence, though it does occur in a multitude of other situations as
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