Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets in New York Divorces
New York is an equitable distribution state, but equitable does not necessarily mean equal. The process of dividing marital assets can be complicated and strenuous, regardless of the net worth or value involved.
In order to protect yourself from an unbalanced or unfair division, it is essential to enlist the help of a trusted New York divorce attorney experienced in the specifics of property valuation and equitable distribution. Family law attorney Lisa Zeiderman and her team are well equipped to handle every aspect of your divorce.
Valuation of Assets
Ensuring an equitable division of assets begins with accurately determining what constitutes marital property. Equitable distribution of marital property in a divorce applies to any assets acquired during the marriage.
As an experienced New York and Westchester County divorce and separation lawyer, Lisa Zeiderman will help identify which items will be included as marital property, including assets such as:
- Pension plans
- 401(k) funds
- Professional licenses
- Real estate
- Executive compensation
- Deferred compensation
Marital property also includes liabilities such as loans and credit card debt.
Protect Your Financial Wellbeing in Divorce
Lisa Zeiderman can help you make sure you receive an equitable share of marital property and have a strong financial foundation for building your post-divorce life. Call 914-488-2402 to schedule a consultation. She practices in New York City, Westchester and surrounding areas.