The Division Of Property

March 30, 2009 by  
Category: General

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I encourage people to go through the exercise of equalizing their property so that they clearly understand what funds are at stake. To begin, both parties prepare financial statements where they list the value of their assets and their debts at a valuation date. The valuation date is the date by which there was no […]

How Property Is Divided When Common Law Spouses Separate

March 4, 2008 by  
Category: Separation

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In a common law relationship, you don’t automatically have a right to share equally in the assets that were accumulated during the relationship. That is one way in which a common law relationship is very different from a marriage. If common law spouses separate, ownership of the property determines who gets what. Your property is […]