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Property Division in a Divorce

It sounds easy to identify the assets a couple has which are subject to a division by a divorce court, but there’s nothing easy about it. Sometimes, the property you bring into a marriage is separate, but it can become marital. For example, if you own a house before the marriage but you pay the mortgage together, is this a joint asset?

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