Selling Your House After Divorce: Do’s And Don’ts

You and your soon-to-be ex prefer to sell your home and pursue a fresh start. Making this decision is the easy part; now you need to deal with the usual complications of selling real estate, all while under the strain of divorce. Keep the process as simple and stress-free as possible by following these basic […]

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Same-Sex Divorce: Challenges Regarding Asset Division

Dividing assets can be difficult for any divorcing couple, but same-sex couples face unique challenges. Asset division can be particularly tricky if marriage or civil unions were not recognized in the couple’s state of residency at the time they were married. Those with prenuptial or post-nuptial agreements find the process far easier. Ultimately, the goal is […]

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Divorce and the Family Home

DiPietro Family Law Group serves Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Our firm is devoted exclusively to handling divorce and family law. We are dedicated to helping clients get through difficult family transitions in a way that preserves relationships in the family—especially when children are involved—and assets for the future. We help clients turn difficult times […]

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What To Do With The Family Home In My Virginia Divorce?

  One of the stickiest issues during divorce is almost always how property or assets will be divided among spouses. Especially in high asset divorce cases. Both of you probably have an idea of what you think you are entitled to. Often, this idea conflicts with your soon-to-be ex-spouse’s idea of what he or she […]

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Divorce and the Implications for Social Security Benefits

The financial impact of divorce extends beyond alimony and child support to include potentially significant shifts in Social Security benefits. Implications can vary considerably based on how long the couple was married. In many cases, however, ex-spouses are eligible for benefits that exceed what they would have received based on their own income. Keep reading […]

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Divorce And Moving Out Of The Marital Home

One of the first things that often happens when a couple considers divorce is that one of the spouse’s moves out of the marital home. Though this impulse is understandable, leaving the marital home during the marriage, or too soon before divorce, could hurt you in the upcoming divorce case. You Don’t Have To Leave […]

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How Will Our Debts Be Divided And What About Student Loans?

Dividing assets may be a major issue in resolving in your divorce case, particular where you and your spouse have accumulated a significant amount of wealth and/or property. However, you may be wondering what happens to you and your spouse’s debt in divorce.  You may have student loans or have borrowed money to invest in […]

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Helpful Tips For Drafting A Good Separation Agreement

When it comes to your divorce, there are mainly two options: you can litigate your issues of property division, child custody and spousal/child support–which means you fight it out in court– or you can work towards resolving these issues by drafting a separation agreement through negotiation, mediation or collaboration. A separation agreement is a legally […]

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