How Will Your Marital Property be Divided in Divorce?

As you contemplate getting a divorce, one question you most likely will ask yourself is, who will get what in my divorce? How do we divide assets, especially with many years of combined finances? What if my spouse made more money? What if I was the primary breadwinner? If you want to understand how your divorce will play out when it comes to finances then Attorneys Edward L. Amaral Jr., and Talia Simonds know how to approach cases at all levels of conflict and complexity, including those that call for:

Thorough analysis of all financial considerations in the case, including projected child support and alimony orders, if applicable
Valuation of substantial assets such as family-owned businesses, real estate, and investment interests
Investigation and action to address complex financial matters such as either spouse’s allegations that the other has hidden income or assets.

For the overwhelming majority of clients who are getting a divorce, our divorce attorneys are able to assist them resolve all disputed property division issues through negotiation or in mediation. However, our divorce attorneys are capable trial attorneys prepared to litigate aggressively when no fair settlement can be reached.

In every case, they provide clients with full-service representation through discovery and the preparation of pleadings, motions, affidavits, financial statements, separation agreements and other legal documents. Our divorce lawyers stay engaged and responsive to client needs every step of the way. We are committed to maximizing the value we deliver and helping our clients obtain just outcomes as efficiently and affordably as possible.

Attorneys Edward L. Amaral Jr., and Talia Simonds also draw on a comprehensive network of financial experts to consult and advise clients on issues related to property division. Our network includes certified divorce financial analysts (CDFAs), pension appraisers, certified public accountants (CPAs), business appraisers, and attorneys specializing in the preparation of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs). They analyze the needs of each client and the facts of each case and engage these experts to maximize the client’s financial return in property division.

Call 617-539-1010 ext. 111 to get started.

To discuss property division and other issues in your divorce directly with a knowledgeable divorce lawyer at our firm, call or contact us online today. We have conveniently located offices in both Winthrop and Boston, and our work together can begin with a consultation. If you must prepare for divorce or have questions about financial issues surrounding divorce, please call 617-539-1010 ext. 111, or contact us via email now at We maintain full-service law offices in Winthrop and in Boston’s North End and Waterfront, and we will provide an initial consultation.

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