One of the most common topics that can get argued about during a divorce, aside from children, would be the division of property. Our Lake of the Ozarks divorce lawyers are here to give you a few tips on marital property disputes and how best to legally handle them. If you are going through a divorce at the Lake of the Ozarks or in one of the surrounding areas and need an attorney with experience you can count on, call Deputy and Mizell today. We can be reached at our Lebanon office at 417-532-2191 or our Camdenton office at 573-346-9990.
Marital Property Disputes and How Best To Legally Handle Them
Remember that debt must be discussed and a plan for paying it off must be made.
In the midst of everything that takes place during a divorce and your emotions running on high, you may forget to discuss a very important topic that needs to be addressed, debt. Debt accrued within the marriage needs to be paid off somehow and it’s best to settle on how you and your spouse will choose to pay it off even now that you’re divorcing. Develop a plan for repayment. Perhaps that means you’ll pay seventy percent and your spouse with pay thirty because you make a higher salary, for example. The point here is that a plan should be made so that you can be sure the debt is paid.
Assign a value to your marital property.
You need to agree on what major assets are worth. For example, you can determine what your house is worth by doing some online research and perhaps looking at sites like zillow.com. This is especially important if you are planning to sell your home and start fresh somewhere else once divorced.
Get all your marital property on paper.
Make sure you make a list of all your major assets such as cars, money, jewelry, etc. Be honest about your assets so that the division of them will run smoothly. On this list, you will also want to name which spouse should be receiving each asset.
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At the law firm of Deputy & Mizell, L.L.C., our Lake of the Ozarks divorce lawyers provide aggressive, dedicated representation to men and women throughout the Lake of the Ozarks region in all aspects of family law. Whether you have an uncontested or highly contested divorce, we are committed to doing whatever it takes to secure a favorable outcome on your behalf. Contact our office today to discuss your family law questions with one of our attorneys. We are available during regular business hours and by appointment evenings and weekends. You can reach us by phone at 417-532-2191 or toll free at 1-877-532-2191 to schedule your free initial consultation. You can also reach us at your Camdenton office at 573-346-9990.
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