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Everett Attorney Helping With The Valuation Of Assets

The valuation of assets is a complex process that involves more than simply gathering bank statements, selling the house and splitting everything down the middle. The first step to fairly dividing marital property is understanding how much it is worth.

In Washington, community property laws require the equitable division of property acquired during the marriage. Equitable in this case does not mean exactly 50-50. One individual may receive the financial benefits of real estate while then also taking on a great debt burden as a result. Or a stay at home spouse may receive a larger share of financial assets based on the couple’s decision for that spouse to not work. How you value these assets will determine how much each individual is willing to negotiate in a customized asset division agreement.

Skilled Legal Help With Complicated Property Issues

At Akiona Law, PLLC, our attorneys use alternative dispute resolution to help clients throughout Everett, Seattle and the surrounding areas of Snohomish and King counties, in Washington, assure that the valuation of assets, particularly in complex or high-asset divorce cases, goes smoothly. We have access to qualified experts and analysts who provide insight into property issues that involve:

  • Real estate, including land, vacation property and family homes
  • Business assets, including family-owned businesses, intellectual property and growth potential
  • Investment assets, including pension plans and retirement accounts
  • Personal property, including investment pieces such as fine artwork, jewelry, collectibles and recreational vehicles

Attorneys To Help You Consider Collateral Issues In Property Division

Many separating parties are looking for a way to get all they can out of the divorce, but fail to recognize that receiving all the assets often means taking on all debt or tax burdens as well. It is important that you understand these issues before you begin the process of dividing the assets and property.

At Akiona Law, PLLC, we take pride in not only advocating for our clients’ rights, but doing so in a manner that encourages levelheaded decision-making throughout the process. We work with our clients to strike a balance, ultimately arriving at a fair and reasonable outcome, typically through a cooperative approach in mediation. In some cases, collaborative law may also be a good option for dividing complex or sophisticated assets. When you contact us, you will be able to work directly with a team of divorce lawyers who can take you through every stage of the process. See how you may be able to get through property division with minimal hassle and a more cooperative environment. Your attorney will still represent you and work hard to protect your interests at every step of the way. 

Contact Us For Help With Complex Divorce And Family Law Matters

Learn more about how our team can help you in the valuation of assets related to your divorce proceedings. Contact us online or by telephone at 425-740-2209.