Separation Of Property NY Divorce | Keith Shapiro & Ford

As divorce becomes more common in our society and people enter into second marriages or in situations when people get married later in life, we are confronted with the issue of people having acquired property on their own before they say their vows.

In simple terms, what happens to that property acquired prior to marriage. This video provides an introduction in the basic concepts of “separate property” and how the court would determine what property is part of the marriage subject to equitable distribution and what property remain separate and free from the claims of the non-titled spouse.

It is important to note that this particular area of the law in complicated and very fact sensitive so it is imperative to secure legal advice from a practicing attorney.