Frequently Asked Questions
We know you have a lot of questions. This is a good place to start.

If the mortgage was paid with money earned during the marriage, it will probably be considered a marital asset and be subject to equitable division.
If the mortgage was paid with money earned during the marriage, it will probably be considered a marital asset and be subject to equitable division.
If the retirement account was earned during the marriage, it will be considered a marital asset and be subject to equitable division.
If the inheritance was maintained in an account only in your name, it will not be divided. An inheritance is considered separate property and is not divided.
While a busy travel schedule will certainly impact the parenting plan, it does not usually result in the non-traveling parent getting sole custody. It is important for the children to have a relationship with both parents.
Legal custody refers to making decisions for the children regarding their education, health, religion, and extra-curricular activities. Physical custody refers to where the children will reside and how they will spend their time with each parent.
QDRO is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order. It is the legal document required by law in order to divide most retirement accounts, including 401(k) accounts and pensions. State retirement accounts may not be divided by a QDRO, however, they are subject to different laws than retirement accounts that fall within the federal law known as ERISA.
DRFA is a Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit. This document sets forth your monthly expenses, your assets, and your liabilities. You will be required to prepare a DRFA on a form that we will provide you.

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