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Commingled Assets

Ohio Separate Property and Marital Assets Lawyer

Premarital, inherited or gifted assets often become mixed or commingled with marital assets. During a marriage, separate funds are often used for the purchase of partially marital assets.

For instance, one spouse may take the proceeds from the sale of his or her premarital home and use them for the down payment on the new “marital” home. Afterwards one or both spouses may contribute to the monthly mortgage payments on the new home. During a divorce, a question may arise as to whether the spouse who put his or her premarital money into the new home can recover that money from the sale of the property (or must count that value in the calculation of marital assets) before splitting the remaining equity in the new home with his or her spouse.

Columbus Divorce, Remarriage and Commingled Assets Attorney
Call 614-228-1968, or e-mail us today

If you are facing a divorce with serious issues regarding the disposition of commingled assets, an experienced attorney at the Columbus Law Offices of William L. Geary has the experience and detailed understanding of the law to act as a powerful advocate for your position.

We are experienced in cases which involve claims about separate or premarital assets and in working with clients on the tracing of funds and presentation of such evidence to the court.

The experienced advice and representation you will find at our firm can be especially useful if you are contemplating a second marriage. We offer the knowledgeable guidance you may need in order to avoid possible future challenges presented by commingled assets in a marriage through a carefully crafted prenuptial agreement.

Contact us today to schedule a frank discussion of your case with an experienced Ohio divorce and commingled assets attorney.