Property Division In Divorce

Understanding the process of dividing property in divorce and the difference between marital and separate property is important. Often, it takes the attention and skill of an experienced lawyer to effectively represent a client in a divorce case where property division is a big factor.

Attorney Michael A. Robbins is a well-known divorce and family law attorney who has extensive trial experience. His practice is focused entirely in the area of family law and he has been nationally recognized for his work in Michigan. Mr. Robbins has more than 30 years of experience and is proud to say that many of his cases come to him through referrals.

Property Division In Michigan Divorce

You can take a few different approaches to property division in Michigan divorce. If you agree on how you want to divide assets, property and debts, you can create an agreement. If you cannot reach an agreement, your attorney will need to conduct a comprehensive examination of your assets and debts. Some of the factors that Michigan family court judges will consider include:

  • Length of the marriage
  • Contributions to the marital estate
  • Health and life status of each party
  • Necessity/circumstances of each party
  • Each party's earning ability
  • Past relations/conduct of each party
  • Cause of the divorce
  • Needs of the parties and children
  • General principles of equity

Mr. Robbins will help explain the difference between marital property and separate property, how a prenuptial agreement could affect the property division process, and how other issues like spousal support affect your divorce case. He handles all issues involved in property division, including:

  • Dividing debts incurred during the marriage
  • Marital vs. separate property
  • Inheritance and property division
  • Dividing real estate

Contact Mr. Robbins' Michigan Law Firm

Please contact the Law Offices of Michael A. Robbins at 248-646-7980 to schedule a consultation to discuss property division, divorce and related issues. From his office in Bloomfield Hills, Mr. Robbins represents clients throughout the state, including the metropolitan Detroit Tri-County areas of Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties.