In an action for divorce or legal separation, the parties’ assets need to be valued and divided in a manner that is fair and considers the needs of both parties. The net worth of the parties (assets minus liabilities) is presumed to be equally divided between the parties by the court. However, other factors may alter an equal division. There are general guidelines provided by the courts that will permit your attorney to advise you of a probable result in your case.
Divorce & Family Law
Attorneys Donna L. Ginzl and Nadine I. Davy
We are a full service law firm, with several attorneys who specialize in a variety of areas of law, such as tax, business, bankruptcy, and estate planning. This allows us to help you preserve a family farm or business, minimize the tax consequences of divorce decrees, and help protect you from future adverse financial consequences that might arise from your divorce judgment.
Our family law attorneys and their experienced staff understand that family law disputes are not just legal disputes; they are personal disputes that are often deeply emotional. They not only have the legal expertise to be a zealous advocate for your legal interests, they have the compassion to represent you with sensitivity.
Our family law services include:
Divorce and Legal Separation
Child Custody and Physical Placement
Spousal Support and Maintenance
Financial and Business Matters in Divorce
Post-Judgment Disputes and Modifications
Domestic Partnerships and Non-Traditional Families
Termination of Parental Rights
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