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Property division is a main issue in many divorce cases, and one that is often highly contested. At Iafrate & Salassa, P.C., our Birmingham divorce attorneys have the experience you need to help negotiate settlements on complex cases. These often involve hidden, squandered, or commingled assets and property. We work to uncover, clarify, and provide evidence of these assets, helping to ensure you get what you are entitled to in your case
Any divorce case is subject to the guidelines listed under Chapter 552 of the Michigan Revised Statutes. This requires any marital property that was accumulated during the marriage to be divided between the spouses on an equitable basis. This means that rather than just splitting the value of homes, cars, furnishings, and financial accounts between the couple 50/50, division is made in a manner that seems fair, taking into account factors such as each person’s income and their role in acquiring or increasing the value of the property.
While this seems fairly straightforward, our Birmingham divorce attorneys know that there are numerous issues which can make property division more complex. At Iafrate & Salassa, P.C. we frequently deal with cases involving the following:
In divorce cases, getting the appropriate marital property settlement amount is often key to rebuilding your life and ensuring your financial security. At Iafrate & Salassa, P.C., we have over 50 years of experience helping clients in complex property division cases, and can advise you on how to obtain the maximum amount you are entitled to. Call or contact our office online today and request a free consultation to discuss your case and to see how our Birmingham divorce attorneys can assist you.