The first step in considering property settlement matters after a separation is to determine the asset pool (see our article Property Divisions in Family Law following Stanford). During your first appointment with your lawyer they will ask you what assets and liabilities they are and how much you think each of those is worth.
- How do I know what my ex has?
- What about my furniture and house contents?
- Do I need any professional valuations?
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