Divorce and Family Law: Property Division

Part of getting a divorce is a division of the assets and debts of the parties. Dividing the property and debts can have permanent consequences, and it is important to understand your rights.

Washington is a community property state. What that means is that when dividing the property in a divorce, the courts make a “fair and equitable” division of the property and debts. The property includes everything a couple owns, including their retirement benefits. A fair and equitable division does not always mean a 50/50 split. Sometimes it means that one party gets more property than another. If one party makes more money than the other, then the court may give the party making less money more of the assets, or give the higher wage earner take more of the debts.

I will help you to protect your rights and help to get you the financial resources that you deserve.

If you want me to represent you in your property division, call me to set up a free half hour consultation.



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