One of the top concerns people have during a divorce is how their assets will be divided. Spouses can be angry and distrustful; many feel scared about what their financial situation will look like after divorce. As such, the division of assets can be one of the most difficult and contentious elements of an Arizona divorce.
If you are involved in a divorce in Maricopa County and have a valuable art collection, it's vital that you have the pieces professionally appraised prior to agreeing to any proposed property settlement.
If you and your spouse are divorcing and own property together, whether you keep or sell your holdings, it's vital to get them accurately appraised.
When couples with significant assets split up, those assets must be professionally valuated in order to accurately divide the community property from the marriage. Assigning the proper dollar amount to each marital asset requires that the valuation date for each is correctly identified.
For some couples, a divorce judgment is all that they need to resolve their property settlement. But for those couples with one or more retirement accounts or pension funds, an additional document must be drafted and filed with the court in order for benefits to be correctly apportioned to the proper individuals.
Do you suspect that your soon-to-be ex-spouse is attempting to deceive you regarding the property division component of your divorce?
If you are an animal lover, you know how devastating it is to lose a pet. If you and your spouse are going through divorce, you both may be haggling over who gets to keep the family dog or cat.
If your divorce involves complicated financial or other assets, you may suspect that your spouse is being less-than-forthcoming about everything. But, can you prove it?