Property Division Attorney in Rochester, Michigan

How is marital property divided under Michigan law?

Rochester, MI family law attorney Daniel Marchese explains how marital property is divided under Michigan law.

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so in michigan
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it’s an equitable property state there’s
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no case law necessarily says
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that property must be divided 50 50 but
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a 50 50 division
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is always where you’re going to start
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when it comes to asset division in
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michigan
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part of our process and the divorce
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process is
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receiving financial disclosures from the
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other party and providing our own
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financial disclosures
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so once those documents are sent and
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received we have a snapshot as to the
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financial
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circumstances and condition of the
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parties
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in that situation so we look at their
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marital estate
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and we look at how to divide it so
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there’s no tried
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and true method for dividing property in
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michigan
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but i use my expertise in ways that
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minimize
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disruption of retirement accounts and
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maximize the cash flow
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that my client for example might receive
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post-divorce
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i don’t want my client to be cash poor
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when they’re when they come out of their
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divorce case
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you

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