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Statesboro Marital Property Division Attorney

Skilled Advocacy in Georgia Divorce Cases

The division of marital and personal property is an issue that must be resolved in any Georgia divorce case, whether contested or uncontested. If the spouses do not agree on how to divide their property and possessions, it will be left up to the court to make a decision. If you are in a dispute with your spouse concerning this issue, it is crucial that you turn to a trusted legal professional.

Reach out to a Statesboro marital property division lawyer at The Brannen Law Office, P.C. for a consultation about your case. Contact us at (912) 225-0066.

At the Brannen Law Office, P.C. our Statesboro divorce lawyer can provide experienced representation in this matter. We can carefully review your case to determine the facts and circumstances that should be presented to the court in pursuit of a favorable outcome.

Marital & Personal Property Division under Georgia Law

Georgia operates under the “equitable distribution” rule which means that the property will be divided in what the court deems to be a fair distribution. Fair does not automatically translate into “equal” distribution. The court will look at a number of factors in determining the monetary award that each party will receive.

These factors include such considerations as the contributions (both monetary and non-monetary) that each spouse made to the marriage, the duration of the marriage, the financial condition of the spouses, the question of alimony, the ages and health conditions of the spouses, who will be awarded the family home, and any other relevant factor.

Marital and personal property includes everything that was acquired during the marriage that adds up to your wealth, including all assets such as:

  • Your home
  • Your car
  • Furniture
  • Tools
  • Businesses
  • Other real estate
  • Bank accounts
  • Investments
  • Retirement plans
  • Pensions
  • Jewelry
  • Anything else you acquired during the marriage as spouses

It also includes the debts accumulated during the marriage. Even if one of the spouses never brought in any income while married, that spouse still has property rights under the law.

Rely on an Accomplished Statesboro Divorce Lawyer

Because of the many different circumstances that can apply to this issue, it is vital that you have an advocate who understands the complexities involved. The Brannen Law Office, P.C. is dedicated to protecting your rights and best interests. We are here for you with the experience, compassion, and dedication you can trust.

Learn more about how we can help. Contact our offices at (912) 225-0066 now or reach out to us online.


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