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Protect Your Assets with Meinerts Law in Dakota County

Couple dividing propertyIf you and your spouse are thinking about splitting up, you may be concerned about protecting your assets and property. At Meinerts Law, we understand that this can be a valid concern, regardless of whether you are going through a high asset divorce or not. In the state of Minnesota, assets are not distributed in a 50/50 split during divorces or legal separations. Instead, property division is handled equitably, which means that many different factors will be considered and the judge will attempt to make the split fair.

Our team of property division attorneys can walk you through this complex process.

To learn more about how our property division lawyer can help with property division, call us at (952) 777-8886 today or fill out our online contact form.

Marital vs. Nonmarital Property in Minnesota

During the property division process, the first step is to determine what of your property is nonmarital and what is marital. Essentially, marital property is any type of property that was bought or accumulated during the time you were married. Nonmarital property is any type of property which you owned or purchased before the marriage or anything you received (by inheritance or gift) during the marriage. Once we have assessed and categorized the assets and debt that are "marital" the property will be equitably divided.

The following types of marital property will need to be divided:

  • Bank accounts
  • Businesses
  • Stocks
  • 401(k) accounts
  • Real property
  • Art and valuables

Fighting for Your Valued Property

At Meinerts Law, we know that you may have specific types of property you want to hold onto and we are here to give you the best possible chance of doing so. If you are unable to decide who will get what between you and your spouse and do not want to leave the decision up to the judge, you can also choose to sell some of the marital property and then split the proceeds.

Contact us now to make an appointment with our dedicated team.

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Competent Legal Representation

Here at Meinerts Law Office, P. A, our attorney is focused on providing clients with skilled legal representation. We can provide you with alternative dispute resolutions to help your family move forward in a quicker and less-stressful manner. For nearly 25 years, attorney Merlyn Meinerts has helped clients with simple and complex family law cases.

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Filing for divorce? On the verge of separation? Seasoned family law advocates at Meinerts Law can help.