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The distribution of marital property in a Pennsylvania divorce

On Behalf of | Aug 29, 2014 | Firm News

When legal disagreements arise in a divorce, they often involve a conflict over the division of marital assets. In the state of Pennsylvania, couples must abide by specific laws that apply to the equitable distribution of marital property. Whenever there is a disagreement over the distribution of property in a divorce, no matter how complicated — or simple — one’s joint property appears to be, a divorce attorney can be immeasurably helpful anyone trying to resolve such property division disagreements.

The attorneys at Palange, Endres & Marks, P.C., take pride in specializing in all matters pertaining to divorce litigation, including the process of dividing one’s assets. Our attorneys can be of great assistance to divorcing Pennsylvania residents as they struggle to determine what qualifies as non-marital property and marital property. They will also help individuals determine the value of those assets, while also taking into account any joint marital liabilities.

In difficult situations, where there is intense conflict and disagreement that is preventing the amicable division of property, Pennsylvania courts will take a look at one’s unique legal situation to make a determination on the matter. In such cases, the courts will often consider facts pertaining to the length of a marriage, the standard of living that was maintained during the marriage, tax issues, the age, health and income of both parties and both parties’ unique economic circumstances. Child custody arrangements will also be a determining factor in any court’s decision.

Through the use of highly experience divorce counsel, Pennsylvania residents can rest assured that their right to fair treatment will be fully represented. Indeed, a skilled divorce attorney will play a vital role during divorce proceedings to ensure that all parties receive just and appropriate results under the law. To learn more, please visit our divorce information webpage.

Source: pandelaw.comm, “Reading Division of Assets Attorney” Aug. 28, 2014

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