Many divorcing people are concerned that they will be treated unfairly when their assets are divided. Having proper legal advice at the right time is the best way to avoid inequities in property division and achieve the best possible results.
If you are experiencing or anticipating a divorce and you need guidance regarding the division of marital property and debt, talk to us. At the law office of Debra E. Stokes, L.L.C., we have more than 30 years of experience protecting the legal rights and financial assets of our clients.
Charleston property division lawyer Debra E. Stokes advises and represents clients in South Carolina divorce cases in which the division of property is a pivotal issue, including high-asset cases. Debra can help you address important matters related to your assets, including:
The distinction between marital property and nonmarital property
Real estate, including your residence, vacation property and investment properties
Investment assets and retirement accounts
Life insurance policies and annuities
Prenuptial, postnuptial and reconciliation agreements, which can be used to protect your property
The division of debt
Our firm is skilled in negotiating asset division arrangements through mediation and traditional litigation, with a clear focus on low-conflict methods of resolving conflict.
Attorney Debra E. Stokes is available for consultation regarding mediated and litigated property division matters in South Carolina. Contact the firm to schedule an appointment.