Non-Marital Property In Arizona Divorce Cases

During the divorce process, a clear distinction must be drawn between non-marital property (also called separate property) and community property. Non-marital property (that which is owned by an individual before marriage, plus inheritances and certain gifts acquired during the marriage) belongs to the individual. Community property is that which was acquired by either spouse during the marriage, and it is subject to equal division.

Experienced And Diligent Asset Division Attorneys

At DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC, the attorneys are highly knowledgeable regarding non-marital and community property issues. Aided by forensic accountants, appraisers and other professionals when necessary, we work diligently to protect our clients' rights and property.

While some property division cases are straightforward, complexities can arise when non-marital property is co-mingled with community property. For example, purchasing a home or making home improvements using separate property may transform the non-marital property into community property. Our attorneys are skilled at identifying and tracing these possible transformations. We protect our clients' rights and interests through assertive litigation when necessary. Alternatively, detailed tracing can encourage negotiation and possible settlement without the need for trial.

The property settlement you receive will form the foundation of your financial strength and create stability for your future. DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC, will work hard to obtain the best possible settlement for you.

Learn More About Separate vs. Community Property

Contact DeShon Laraye Pullen PLC, to schedule a consultation with an experienced Phoenix divorce lawyer. We can explain the law concerning non-marital property in Arizona divorce cases, provide your legal options and help you move forward to accomplish your goals.