How to Protect Assets during Divorce

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How to Protect Assets during Divorce

Divorce can be a difficult time mentally, emotionally, and financially. While the main focus of a divorce may be to end a marriage in a fair and way, it always is important to ensure that your individual assets are protected. This is particularly true where there may be children from a previous marriage to consider or if another marriage is on the horizon.

Steps to Protect Assets

Many factors will determine how your assets will be divided, including whether a prenuptial agreement was signed and whether your state follows community property or equitable division.

Here are a number of stops you should take before entering a divorce:

Seeking Legal Advice

The above are just considerations, and if you are facing a divorce, the most important step you can do is hiring an family law attorney. A local family law attorney will be able to help you successfully navigate the often complicated and emotional process of divorce as painlessly as possible.

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Last Modified: 05-14-2014 10:19 AM PDT

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