The division of assets and debts tends to be one of the most contentious phases of a divorce. This is not surprising, considering that each spouse's post-divorce financial life will be shaped largely by the outcome of the property division process. It takes an experienced, skilled lawyer to guide clients through the challenges that frequently arise.
The Portland property division attorneys at Hallett, Zerillo & Whipple, P.A., provide strong representation to clients throughout Maine. Whether you have a modest amount of assets or a highly complex marital estate, you can rely on us to protect your interests. We work diligently to reach property settlements out of court, when possible, but will not hesitate to go to court to protect a client's rights.
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Finding Answers to Critical Questions
When divorce clients come to us from Cumberland County, York County or anywhere else in Maine, they have important questions and real concerns about how their marital property will be divided. Working with accountants, tax professionals, real estate appraisers and other expert as necessary, our Maine attorneys help clients find answers to questions such as:
- What is going to happen to my house?
- What about the money in our joint checking account?
- Will my retirement accounts be divided?
- What happens to my family-owned business?
- We have a prenuptial agreement. Is it valid?
- Who is responsible for our credit card debt and mortgage?
The answers to these questions will affect your life and your children's lives for years to come. We understand that, and we will devote our full effort and attention to your case, advocating for an outcome that allows you to move forward into a bright future.
Contact a Maine Attorney for Help With Division of Assets
To learn more about your rights in the asset and debt division process in your Maine divorce, contact Hallett, Zerillo & Whipple, P.A.. You can reach our Portland attorneys via email or by calling 207-775-4255 to schedule a confidential consultation.