Property Division

Equitable Distribution of Property

Any assets acquired during a marriage may be considered marital property, and thus subject to equitable distribution.  To understand what that means in your particular divorce, talk to a lawyer at Helms Robison Lee & Bennett, PA, in Union County, North Carolina today.

Property division can be the most complicated issue in a divorce.  In North Carolina courts, an equal division of marital property is presumed to be an equitable distribution. However, a court may determine that an unequal division is appropriate under certain circumstances.

What happens to pension benefits, 401(k) accounts, stock options, real estate holdings?   These assets may be split between the parties, real estate can be deeded to the other party, or there may be another option that works best for your case.   Let the attorneys at our firm help you decide what the best economical decision is for your case before making decisions on your own.

What if a business has to be divided?  Your attorney at Helms Robison Lee & Bennett, PA can help provide you with options to obtain a fair business evaluation and determine ways to divide the business value without destroying the business.