Property Division

Cryptocurrency and Divorce

Many difficult issues can arise in a divorce – and issues regarding how to divide the property you've accumulated during your marriage are certainly among them. This is true concerning all types of property – cars, real estate, family heirlooms – and it can be...

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Pet Custody

While you may pick a pet out and purchase it just like many other things you own, anyone who has a pet knows well that a pet is more than simply something you own. Without question, pets are valuable and important members of the family. They are loved, and truly add...

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Dividing Investment Accounts in a North Carolina Divorce

Throughout a marriage, particularly if it has been a marriage of significant length, a couple will often accumulate a significant amount of property. Of course, as part of the divorce process, that property must be divided – and figuring out exactly how that will...

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How a Prenup Can Protect You During Divorce

When most people walk down the aisle, they truly believe they’re making a lifetime commitment. Especially in the early stages of a relationship, it can seem as if love will, indeed, last forever. Sometimes, that ends up being the case. In other cases, however, things...

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What You Need to Know About Business Valuation

No matter what, even in the best of circumstances, divorce isn’t easy. Ending one chapter of your life, especially a chapter as significant as a marriage, and beginning a new one is bound to have its share of stress and difficulty. This can be even more true if there...

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Dividing Stock Options in a Divorce

Divorce. In any number of ways, it can be difficult – both emotionally, and practically. That's simply the nature of the process. Deciding to divorce is emotionally difficult – and addressing all of the issues that come after can seem like a complicated, and even...

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How Do We Divide Property in a Divorce?

Deciding to divorce is only the first step in a lengthy process – one in which couples will find themselves confronting many issues, and asking many questions. One of the most common is – when it comes to dividing up our property, who gets what? It's a good question...

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Bitcoin and Divorce

It seems like almost every day something new is being discovered. From social media outlets to cryptocurrencies, our world is changing right before our eyes. But when our world changes with these new technological advances, so does our lives and as it pertains to...

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Why You Shouldn’t Divorce Before Property is Settled

You’ve been separated for one year and a day….check. You’ve decided to go through with the divorce….check. You’ve hired a divorce attorney…check. You’ve decided to divide your marital property….check. Now what? Though you may think that all of your I’s have been...

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How to Understand a Business Valuation in Your Divorce

It is not uncommon, these days, for people to own their own business. Whether a small mom and pop shop or a large law practice, people are choosing to own their own business as opposed to working for other people. Some of these businesses can be the main source of...

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Who Gets the Wedding Ring?

There are many questions that arise during the divorce process. Who gets the house? Who will have primary custody of the children?  Who will pay support, and alimony, and how much? And among these questions, one of the most commonly asked, but one which people...

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Special Divorce Concerns for Couples with High Net Worth

Just as every person is different, so too, is every married couple – and every marriage. It only stands to reason, then, that every divorce is going to be different too. While all divorces may have some of the same legal elements, and while divorcing couples may face...

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Protecting Your Professional Practice During Divorce

If you're a professional with your own practice – whether as a partner, a shareholder, or owner of a private practice – chances are that you've taken the necessary and essential steps to set the practice up in the most advantageous way, and in a way that will ideally...

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Tips for Managing Your Investments Through Divorce

While the vast majority of people enter into their marriages hoping that they’ll last forever, sometimes this simply isn’t the case. Whether you are contemplating a divorce, or whether you find yourself in the midst of one, there are certain important steps you should...

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Property Division: The Basics

All marital assets are not created equal. Some marital assets are very easy to value and divide between the two parties. Other assets are more challenging in both valuing and division.

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How property is divided in North Carolina

Not every couple is able to agree to a property settlement and may find it necessary to have the court distribute their property. The process of property distribution by the court is called equitable distribution.

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