When you come to think about what is a just and equitable property settlement in your situation, you will probably quickly conclude that the law seems to provide you with very little guidance. Your research has led you to understand that your property settlement should be “just and equitable” but how do you translate this into an actionable percentage (%) or dollar ($) amount?
This is a frequently asked question in family law, what percentage of the property does the wife (or husband) receive after a divorce with children/without children? Fortunately, in addition to our own experience as family lawyers, there is some evidence we can turn to in answering this question.
If your relationship ends, property may be divided between you and your partner by agreement or by going to court. The costs of getting a formal property settlement can be as low as the costs of getting consent orders or a binding financial agreement prepared. Even if you are able to reach a property settlement …