One of the biggest questions individuals have when they are facing divorce is how their property will be divided. Many people think that if the property is in their name, they get to keep it. In reality, property division is more complicated than that. North Carolina is an equitable distribution state, which means most property acquired during the marriage will be divided equitably between the two parties, no matter whose name is on the title.
Property division can be one of the most complicated elements of divorce, and that is particularly true in a high-asset divorce. When your case involves the division of investments, trusts, professional practices or other complex assets, it is important to work with an experienced attorney.
When you contact a Raleigh property division lawyer, that is exactly what you will find. Our family lawyers include attorneys and certified paralegals, and we work with financial experts to help ensure our clients’ rights and assets are protected.
Getting divorced does not mean that you will lose everything. Our Raleigh property division attorneys educate our clients about issues such as what constitutes marital property, the equitable distribution of retirement savings, appreciation and income from the property after the date of separation, and whether property they owned before their marriage could be divided.
We help clients in Raleigh, Cary, and throughout North Carolina to accurately identify, classify the property as marital, separate or divisible, value the property, and protect their property, including:
Protect your property and your rights by scheduling a case review with a Raleigh property division lawyer today.