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Property Division

Like child custody, property division can be a hotly contested issue in court. The Kansas family justice system takes several factors into consideration when dividing property between parties. The assets considered include both physical and financial property from before the marriage, acquired during the marriage by one spouse, and those assets acquired through joint effort of the spouses together. This includes any 401k funds, retirement plans, pension funds, savings accounts, bonds, etc.

There are three options for the division of property between spouses:

Our Wichita Family Attorney Can Assist You In Dividing Assets

The first option is always preferable in every divorce case. Dividing property “in kind” means that the parties will negotiate and figure out how to divide their assets on their own with no court interference.

When it comes to dividing liquid financial assets, the judge will consider the following criteria:

If you have questions, or need assistance with the division of your property and assets during the dissolution of your marriage, contact the law office of the Wichita family lawyer today.