Protecting Your Stability In Dividing Marital Property

Dividing property during a divorce is a stressful experience. Property division involves more than simply dividing one household budget into two. In Wisconsin, all of the assets and debts accumulated over the course of the marriage are generally considered community property. Whether you are in a high net worth household or have more modest income, identifying all of the marital assets and debts requires a thorough review that should not be taken lightly.

We Strive To Resolve Property Division Disputes Cost-Effectively

Heated disputes can arise over the primary residence. Divorcing spouses may disagree over who should get the home, or whether it should be sold and the proceeds divided between the spouses. Many individuals are unaware that retirement benefits may be included in the marital estate. The rules that govern how a retirement account is to be divided are complex, and overlooking the proper documentation can be costly. The lawyers at Wolff & Sonderhouse, LLP, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, are committed to ensuring every detail is properly addressed in dividing property during divorce.

Our property division attorneys will address your financial concerns with a focus on your rights and future stability. Many middle-income households have a variety of assets that fall within the marital estate, including:

  • Real estate, such as the family home
  • Automobiles, motorcycles or other vehicles
  • Checking and savings accounts
  • Retirement benefits, including 401(k)s, IRAs and qualified pension accounts
  • Investment accounts, including stocks or mutual funds
  • Household goods, including furniture

When you work with the compassionate family law attorneys at Wolff & Sonderhouse, LLP, we will take the time to understand your most important goals. Although Wisconsin law presumes that property should be divided equally in divorce, a fair property settlement is more than running the numbers. We strive to obtain just settlements through effective negotiations and mediation when possible. Long, drawn-out court battles over furniture, or personal assets, can adversely impact your future stability. However, if a court battle is necessary to safeguard your financial interests, our lawyers are ready, willing and able to go the distance to obtain the best possible outcome.

Let Us Guide You To A Brighter Future

If you are facing divorce, do not take chances with your financial stability. We will explain your rights to allow you to make informed decisions, free from the emotions that can cloud your judgment. To arrange your free, confidential consultation with a skilled divorce lawyer, send us an email or call our office in Waukesha at 262-232-6699. We serve clients throughout southeastern Wisconsin.