Winston-Salem Equitable Distribution Lawyer

You deserve to keep the property that is yours.

When divorce happens, we help you come to a fair resolution when splitting the marital property.

winston salem equitable distribution lawyer

What You Need To Know About Equitable Distribution

Marital Property includes all property (real or personal) that was aquired after the date of the marriage and exists on the date of the separation.

Marital Property is not determined by whose name the property is in. In North Carolina, the law assumes splitting Marital Property 50/50 is an equitable solution as a result of divorce.

In short, North Carolina law says each party in a divorce is entitled to one-half of the Marital Property.

What is and is not include in Equitable Distribution:

Marital Property is to be split 50/50.

Examples of Marital Property:

  • Marital residence
  • Vehicles
  • Banking accounts (regardless of name on account)
  • Retirement accounts
  • Brokerage accounts
  • Stocks
  • Household Goods
  • Pets
  • Credit Card Debt
  • Tax Debt

Separate Property is not included.

Examples of Separate Property:

  • Property received prior to the date of marriage
  • Gifts
  • Inheritance

There are occassionally exceptions to these examples, but it is the responsibility of the person claiming the exception to prove the property should be Separate and not Marital Property.

Getting helping with Equitable Distribution is simple.

Follow these three steps:

1. Schedule Your Consultation

You’ll meet with an attorney to talk about your specific situation and see how we can help.

2. Create A Custom Roadmap

We’ll give you a snapshot of your options and what moving forward would look like for you.

3. Together we tackle your problem.

We come alongside you to navigate the entire process with you.

Life change is scary - but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming.

Schedule your consultation today so you can have a partner who has your back and helps craft the best solution possible.