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Palatine Property Division Lawyer

Palatine Illinois division of assets attorney

Experienced Illinois Division of Property Attorney Nicholas W. Richardson

Division of property is often the most contested issue in the divorce process. Prior to dividing property, the parties or court must determine whether different assets are marital or non-marital under Illinois law. They must consider tax consequences related to the division of property, how to best accomplish their respective goals, whether liquid assets are more advantageous, options related to the disposition of the marital home, and how to best divide retirement assets and deferred compensation.

While Illinois law requires "equitable distribution" of marital property, do not assume that "equitable" means "equal." While your assets may not be divided exactly in half, you and your spouse should each receive a fair share of the assets you own together, and property should be divided in a way that will allow both parties to have the financial resources they will need going forward. To make sure these issues will be addressed correctly, you should have an experienced family law attorney advocating for you. A skilled legal professional looks at your division of marital assets and debts realistically, not sentimentally.

Nicholas W. Richardson has 15+ years of service, a focus on clients, and a reputation for results that can help you. If an amicable property settlement can be negotiated, he will do it. If negotiations fail, and litigation is necessary, he can aggressively safeguard your interests in court. He "crunches the numbers" in ways that are fair to you, and he can investigate and uncover hidden assets if you believe your spouse has not been forthcoming.

Protect your rights and your investment in your marriage by contacting The Law Office of Nicholas W. Richardson, P.C. Speak with Attorney Richardson today by calling 847.873.6741. Your initial consultation is free of charge.

Our experienced attorney serves clients in Cook County, DuPage County, McHenry County, Kane County, and Chicago's Northwest Suburbs. We can help address property-related issues in multiple types of divorce cases, including those involving mediation, collaborative law, and divorce litigation.

Aggressively Protecting Your Rights During the Division of Marital Assets

As your attorney, Nicholas W. Richardson examines your total marital asset and property holdings and advocates for your fair share of:

  • Your marital home
  • Vacation or rental properties and homes located overseas
  • Bank accounts
  • Motor vehicles
  • Retirement funds and pension benefits
  • Deferred income
  • Stocks, stock options, and bonds
  • Family-owned businesses
  • Gifts and inheritances
  • Awards from workers' compensation, personal injury, or medical malpractice claims

Property division can be one of the most contentious aspects of any divorce. Nicholas W. Richardson brings a calm, understanding approach to your case. He works hard, digs deeply for the facts that support your point of view, and consults with experts whose findings verify your version of events before a judge.

Contact Palatine property division attorney Nicholas W. Richardson to arrange your free initial consultation. His proven legal leadership is tailored to your goals.

Contact Our Barrington Asset Division Attorney

Call our office at 847.873.6741. All calls, emails, faxes, and click-to-chat messages are returned promptly. We serve clients in Palatine, Barrington, Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, Cook County, and DuPage County.

Introducing The Law Office of Nicholas W. Richardson

Nicholas W. Richardson is an experienced divorce lawyer and mediator whose comprehensive legal knowledge, commitment to clients and reputation for results bring lasting solutions to your problems.

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