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Property Division in Divorce

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Indianapolis Property Division and Divorce Lawyer

Indiana is a no-fault divorce state. If your ex had an extramarital affair or caused a break in your marriage, this will have no bearing on how your marital assets will be distributed.

Experienced in Handling Complex Divorces

López Law Office is a team of skilled Indianapolis property division attorneys committed to protecting your financial interests. Even if you do not have many assets, negotiating property division can become highly complicated. We have a strong background handling high-asset divorces and divorces involving modest assets and debts. Based on our comprehensive experience, we are prepared to help you secure the property you are entitled to without causing emotions to escalate. Contact our Indianapolis law firm for an initial consultation.

What Does “Fair and Equal” Mean in Indiana Divorces?

Indiana is a community property state. The general rules of community property are that every marital asset and debt will be split 50-50 between the divorcing spouses, if no exceptions exist, such as:

  • Prenuptial agreement exceptions
  • Post-marital agreement exceptions
  • If one spouse wasted marital funds by gambling, abusing alcohol or drugs, or providing material support to a significant other outside of the marriage

At the López Law Office, in Indianapolis, we offer clients a calm and practical approach when negotiating a resolution in their best interests. We are also skilled family law mediators with experience helping clients find common ground when dealing with family law disputes. We will apply our comprehensive background when negotiating an amicable resolution with the opposing party.

Common Questions About Property Division in Divorce

Whether you live a financially comfortable life or struggle to make ends meet, you may feel overwhelmed with questions. At the López Law Office, we will work closely with you to address all of your concerns, such as:

  • What happens if neither of us can afford the mortgage?
  • What if my ex is threatening bankruptcy?
  • Should we try to do a short sale or a deed in lieu of foreclosure?
  • What percentage of my retirement plan should my ex get?
  • Am I responsible for half the car loan, even if my name’s not on the title or the loan papers?

As your Indianapolis property division lawyer, we can be aggressive and prepared to fight to get everything you deserve under the law. However, you also need to move on with life after your divorce. We will help you do that. Negotiating marital property agreements can be stressful, but we will help you reach a practical solution by explaining your rights and obligations under the law.

Contact Our Carmel Settlement Agreement Attorney

You do not have to make decisions that will affect you for years to come on your own. In fact, you shouldn’t. Contact our law office for a consultation in Indianapolis, Indiana. We are committed to helping you understand what property you are entitled to keep. Hablamos español.

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