Georgia follows the doctrine of "equitable division of property" in determining how marital property will be divided. The purpose behind the doctrine of equitable division of property is to be sure that property accumulated during the marriage is "fairly" distributed between the parties. Equitable division does not necessarily mean that marital property will be distributed equally, (50/50) between the parties. The court or jury has wide latitude in determining what constitutes equitable division of property.
Factors that are routinely considered include:
Many of the cases we handle involve substantial assets or closely held family businesses. Our attorneys have years of experience in helping value and divide assets including, but not limited to:
Harris Divorce & Family Law has the knowledge, expertise, and resources needed to obtain the best possible result for you, whether by settlement, or trial, if necessary.