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Property Division During a Divorce

Property Division Lawyer Serving Queens, NY

There are a lot of things that can make even the most civil of divorce proceedings uncomfortable. Many couples hit a roadblock when it comes to the division of property and assets. At the Law Offices of Donald Mastrodomenico, P.C., we stand ready to provide our clients with outstanding representation during their time of need. We know that you may be feeling anxious when it comes to splitting real estate, funds and debt but with the guidance of our firm, you can reach an amicable resolution. A Queens divorce attorney from our team will always keep your best interests in mind and fight to help you protect your hard-earned investments.

Regardless, if you are facing a contested, uncontested or mediated divorce you will need to work with an attorney to help determine the division of assets. In most cases, unless otherwise stated in a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement, a judge will look into marital property and determine equitable distribution. All property and debt that was acquired during the marriage will be up for distribution.

In some cases, businesses may be included in distribution as well. Because of all the deciding factors that may play a role in the outcome of property distribution, it is important that you contact an attorney as soon as possible. We will fight to help you obtain a favorable outcome to your case.

How is Marital Property Divided in NY?

When a couple files for divorce, the division of property may become a factor. Deciding who gets what is a question that is very common during this process.

New York is an equitable distribution state, meaning that all marital property, including debt, is divided in a fair and equitable way. For the court to determine this, a judge may examine the following:

  • What each spouse contributed to the marriage during its duration
  • The length of the marriage
  • The age, health, income, and potential earnings of each spouse
  • Are there children involved and will they need financial support

In addition, the court may evaluate events that took place during the marriage such as inheritances, pensions, loss or gain in health insurance, and taxes. If you were to file for divorce based on fault, that would not necessarily play part in the calculation when the assets are divided. However, if one spouse has shown to be reckless with assets during the marriage, he or she may be rewarded less because of it.

Representation for Your Property Division Case

If you are considering filing for divorce or you are currently undergoing a divorce proceeding, do not hesitate to contact our firm. With the representation of our team, you can be assured that your case will be in good hands. Our trusted team has over 55 years of collective experience handling a variety of legal cases and we may be able to help you as well.

You can be confident in the Law Offices of Donald Mastrodomenico, P.C.'s ability to actively represent you and protect your best interests during a divorce.

If you have questions or concerns regarding your legal situation, do not hesitate to contact a Queens property division lawyer from our team right away.

Why We're Not Like Other Law Firms

See Why You Should Hire the Law Offices of Donald Mastrodomenico P.C.
  • Dedicated Exclusively to Family Law

    Our sole purpose and focus is to help clients with their family law and divorce issues. That is all we do.

  • Low Flat Fees

    We do not have hourly rates and clients are not billed for phone calls. We follow a flat fee structure for both contested and uncontested divorces.

  • Timely Resolutions

    There is no other law firm that gets you divorced faster than us. For uncontested divorces, the documents are prepared and waiting for you before you walk in the door.

  • Unparalleled Experience

    No other firm in the greater New York City area has handled more divorces than our firm with over 100 years of combined experience.

  • Clients Are Our Priority

    Not our pocketbook or ego. With our firm, you get caring, professional, and competent legal representation.

  • Staying Current With the Law

    We have weekly office meetings to review noteworthy legal decisions and implement such strategies into our own cases.

  • Continuing Education

    We are firmly committed to attending continuing legal education programs and find ourselves at the speakers' podium long after all other lawyers have left for the evening.

  • Untarnished Reputation

    With over 100 years of combined experience, while handling 700 cases per year (400 divorce cases and 300 family court cases), we have a spotless record with the New York State Bar!

  • Why Choose Us?

    We have over three decades of experienced dedicated to family law. Discover the benefits of retaining our representation.

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  • Our Experience Is Unmatched

    We have filed more divorces in New York than any other private firm and have the experience to get you through the tought times.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions involving divorce, child custody, spousal support, and more family law matters.

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