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How can I prevent losing precious items if I divorce?

You cannot always put a monetary value on everything you own because some items or assets are too precious to you to lose. However, if an East Aurora divorce looms on the horizon, you fear you might end up parting with your prized possessions when your assets are divided. If you hold this fear, know that you have ways to fight for an asset that holds great sentimental value.

What is equitable distribution?

When it comes to divorce, one of the important aspects is the division of property. There are two kinds of property distribution, but each state sets its own standards. New York is an equitable distribution state, which according to the Huffington Post is what most states in the country are. The other is a community property state, of which there is only nine in the country.

How is property divided in a divorce?

If you are getting a divorce in New York, then one concern will be how your property is divided. According to the New York City Bar, marital property is generally divided, but not all property you have is considered marital property. It depends on when and how it was acquired. 

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