Inheritances And Trust Assets: Are They Divided In Divorce?

During the divorce process, all property owned by the parties must be identified, valued and divided equitably. Separate property such as an inheritance may be exempt from distribution, depending on how long it remained truly separate. In many cases, however, separate property such as an inheritance or trust established before the marriage may become mingled with property acquired during the marriage. It is important to have an attorney who understands the many issues that arise in the property division process, and who will stand up for your rights and address inheritance and trust-related issues.

At Koiles Pratt Family Law Group, our attorneys routinely represent clients in complex property division matters. Our firm will work diligently to protect your rights and interests every step of the way.

For a consultation about a property division matter with a Salem attorney, contact Koiles Pratt Family Law Group,

Tracing The Transformation Of Property

If you receive an inheritance or are the beneficiary of a trust, it may have an effect on the marital estate and may be subject to equitable division. Our family law attorneys have extensive experience in analyzing these issues. We will work hard to protect your interests, so that you can receive the best property settlement possible.

Divorce Planning

In some cases, it may be beneficial to set up a trust for your children before divorcing. This can protect assets and provide security to those whom you love. It could also provide certain tax benefits. Koiles Pratt Family Law Group, can advise you in these and other matters.

Contact A Lawyer

Contact Koiles Pratt Family Law Group, in Salem, Massachusetts, for a consultation.