Kalamazoo Property Division Attorney Fights for Fair & Equitable Distribution of Assets

Protecting your financial future

In every divorce matter, I understand how protecting your rights in the division of marital assets impacts your future financial stability. I have the knowledge, skills and resources to investigate, identify and accurately evaluate the marital assets to ensure you retain your fair share in the divorce. At McIntyre Law Office, PC, my legal team is diligent in obtaining full disclosure from your spouse, and I fight for an equitable division of marital property and debt.

Asset division and protection

When you are going through a divorce, it is essential to have a knowledgeable family law attorney on your side. There are usually numerous assets and debts that must be divided when a marriage ends, and I can help you evaluate your rights to simple items such as housewares, but I can also pursue your rights to more complex assets, such as:

  • The marital home
  • Business interests
  • Pension plans
  • Retirement accounts
  • Stocks and other investments
  • Rental properties

Just as assets are split, marital liabilities must also be divided in a divorce. You want an aggressive lawyer who ensures that you do not get stuck with an unfair share of debt. This includes mortgage loans, vehicle loans, credit card bills and other such debts. I can also review your prenuptial agreement to determine how the contract affects you in the asset division process.

Asset valuation

If you and your spouse own complex assets, I can help you determine the appropriate value of the property involved. I also understand that certain items, such as photographs and family heirlooms, have more sentimental value than monetary value and can lead to heated disputes with your spouse. Unlike many other lawyers, I understand the emotional connection you have to certain intangible assets and diligently pursue your right to receive those items in the divorce.

Factors considered in dividing property

In divorce, spouses divide property through negotiation and settlement. However, if the parties cannot agree, the court determines how to separate assets. A judge must take into consideration many factors when dividing property, including:

  • Source of the property
  • The parties contributions toward the acquisition of the property
  • Duration of the marriage
  • Needs and circumstances of the parties
  • Ages, health, life status and earning abilities of the parties
  • Cause of the divorce, including the conduct of the parties
  • General principles of fairness
  • The interruption of the personal career and education of either party

Contact an aggressive family law attorney to schedule your consultation

If you want an attorney who fights for your rights during the division of marital assets, contact the McIntyre Law Office, PC. I provide flexible hours in the evenings and weekends by appointment. Contact the office at 269-459-1400 or online.

McIntyre Law Office, PC
6967 West Q Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI, 49009 USA