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If you don’t know where to start regarding division of property, this article is a good place to start. Dividing property can be tricky especially if there is marital property, separate property or a combination of both.
If you are confused about what is marital and separate property or if there is a combination of both, here is an article that can help you decipher what property is whose.
The portions of pensions earned during the marriage but prior to the final physical separation are considered marital property. It is best to enlist the help of a professional when it comes to dividing pensions.
Life Insurance and survivor benefits are not necessarily divisible property but it is important to know what you must do regarding life insurance and any survivor benefits that have accrued during the marriage.
Here is an article to know what your rights are regarding real estate and dividing the real estate.
Learn about property division from the basic guidelines to what is considered marital and separate property and even how to divide jointly held real estate.
The Virginia court may decree that maintenance and support of a spouse be made in periodic payments for a defined duration, or in periodic payments for an undefined duration, or in a lump sum award, or in any combination thereof. The court, in determining whether to award spousal support and maintenance for a spouse, shall consider the circumstances and factors that contributed to the dissolution of the marriage, specifically including adultery and any other ground for divorce. In determining the nature, amount and duration, the court shall consider a number of things including, but not limited to, the needs and financial resources of the parties, the contributions of each party to the well-being of the family, and the extent to which either party has contributed to the attainment of education, training, career position or profession of the other party.
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