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Authored by Todd Burnham
When the division of property is a point of dispute in a contested divorce, the marital home can be a big point of contention. When it is – and when divorcing parties are unable to come to an agreement about who gets the home, it will be up to the family court to resolve the dispute and determine who gets the house.
Uncovering more about aspect of the division of property, the following answers some common questions about issues surrounding the marital home in divorce.
It depends on your situation, as well as your goals in divorce. Generally:
An attorney at Burnham Law can review your circumstances and provide more specific advice regarding whether it’s in your best interests to move out or stay in the marital home during your divorce case.
A family court judge will be focused on making a decision that is “fair and equitable” when it comes to figuring out who gets the marital home. To make a fair and equitable decision regarding the marital home, the judge will consider factors like (but not necessarily limited to):
This can be a very important question to answer in the initial phases of divorce because it can help you avoid unnecessary conflict and focus on the issue(s) that matter most – and that will best serve you in life after divorce. To start figuring out whether you should (or want to) fight for the marital home in divorce, ask (and answer) these questions:
Empower yourself with superior representation in your case by contacting an experienced Denver divorce attorney at Burnham Law. Call (303) 990-5308 or email our firm.
Tenacious, aggressive and strategic, our lawyers are ready to advocate and protect your rights and interests in divorce. Let us explain how our representation and support can help you position your divorce case for the best possible resolution.