Dividing Assets and Debts in Divorce
Dividing jointly owned marital assets is one of the most important tasks to be accomplished during the divorce process. How the issue of property division is handled can greatly affect your well-being and lifestyle after your divorce. For this reason, it is important to have experienced counsel guiding you from the beginning of the divorce process to protect your rights and interests.
Angela Scarlato & Associates, P.C. has been advising and representing clients in divorce and property division matters for over 30 years. Our firm has wide experience in complex property division cases involving significant assets or unique aspects of property division law.
Attorney Angela Scarlato can discuss your case and the factors that will affect your ultimate property division settlement.
Complex Property Division Cases
We will begin the process by understanding your financial situation, your values, and your goals after your marriage. If you are uncertain about what direction your life will take after your divorce, now is the time to develop a plan. Angela Scarlato & Associates, P.C. can help you identify your goals and map out this plan. We want to help you move forward in life with confidence and a sense of security.
Our firm will identify your separate assets and those of your spouse, as well as your jointly owned assets. In the case of a family-owned business, we will undertake an assertive discovery process to obtain business records, income statements, and other information. If needed, the Court will appoint forensic accountants, valuation specialists, and others who can determine the true value of these assets.
In cases involving significant financial assets, we will conduct discovery to trace potential transformation of separate assets into marital assets, including real property, pensions, 401Ks, and stock options, as well as non-financial personal property.
Your future is important to us. Angela Scarlato & Associates, P.C. will work with you to put you in the strongest position to achieve a good property settlement, whether through negotiation or court order.