When a married couple chooses to end a marriage in divorce, the marital property and assets must be divided in order to finalize the divorce.
In most situations, the division of marital property, and the equitable distribution of other assets is a highly contested part of the divorce process. Marital property and assets may include not only that which has been obtained during the course of the marriage, but property and assets which were brought into the marriage that were shared by the couple during the marriage.
Negotiating how your property and assets will be distributed when ending a marriage is typically handled through mediation, with the assistance of your attorney or lawyer. The goal of mediation is to provide a forum to effectively resolve disputes regarding the martial property and assets which leads to a fair and reasonable resolution that both parties can live with.
As a law firm providing equitable division of marital property, divorce, and family law legal services, we are prepared to represent you in even the most difficult of legal challenges you may be facing. Our law firm knows how to apply the law to your specific legal needs and goals. When you are involved in a division of marital property, divorce, or other family law dispute… we are here to help you. Call 407.344.3400 to schedule a confidential consultation.
When a marital agreement regarding property and assets is successfully mediated prior to a court hearing, the court must sign off on the agreement as fair and reasonable in order for the agreement to be valid.
Marital Property and Assets which are often in dispute during the equitable distribution process include, but is not limited to:
- The family home;
- Savings and checking accounts assets;
- Investment property;
- Recreation Vehicles, motorcycles, other motor vehicles or boats;
- Investment accounts, retirement accounts;
- Other items of monetary or sentimental value.