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Property Division Archives

Property division involving pets can cause conflict

The thought of breaking up with a spouse is painful enough without thinking about losing a pet in the process. This is why property division involving pets can become a major area of contention during divorce, whether in Montana or another jurisdiction. In many cases, even though pets are viewed as property by the court, divorcing couples treat them more like children when working out how they will be handled following divorce.

Property division includes deciding what to do about family home

Whether to stay in the marital home or move on is one of the most complicated decisions to make during a Montana divorce. After all, unlike other assets subject to property division during divorce, the home is usually the most valuable asset from both a financial and an emotional standpoint. But letting go of the marital home and buying a new one may be a smart move for a couple of reasons.

Business owners: Use prenuptial agreement to protect ownership

Are you a business owner? Do you take great pride in everything associated with your company? If so, the last thing you want to do is make a decision that could have a negative impact on your organization in the future.

Property division, alimony disputes may make divorce challenging

Divorce is a major life event that can have serious consequences down the road. This is true no matter what one's age is at the time of a divorce involving property division, asset distribution or alimony payments. A few tips may help to make the divorce process as easy and positive as possible in Montana considering the circumstances surrounding the marital dissolution.

Property division can be tricky during a later-in-life divorce

Divorce can be challenging no matter what stage of life a person is in. However, the older a person is when he or she gets divorced, the more complicated this type of family law proceeding can be. A few tips may help tackle issues such as property division when going through a late-in-life, or gray, divorce in Montana.