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Clifford Petroske

The Amicable Divorce

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An amicable divorce may seem like a contradiction in terms, but it need not be.  There are several ways that a fair divorce settlement can be reached out-of-court between mature, reasonable people – through mediation, a collaborative divorce, or an amicable divorce. In mediation, the couple meets with a third…

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Appreciation of Separate Property

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There is nothing equitable about separate property in a divorce action. If you have it, you get to keep it – all of it – unless, of course, some part of it has changed into marital property. Only marital property – property acquired during the marriage – is divided between…

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