The emotional side of property distribution

The emotional side of property distribution

| Jan 3, 2020 | family law, property division

When a married couple works through their divorce, the division of marital property is often one of the most contentious topics that they will have to confront. Sometimes, property division moves along smoothly and both parties are satisfied with the outcome. That said, the Wallace Law Firm knows in some Florida divorces the distribution of marital property can take a heavy toll on those who may already be having a tough time as a result of their divorce. Aside from a potentially significant financial impact, property division can also take a heavy emotional toll.

There are a variety of reasons why property division is so significant from a mental standpoint. For example, some people may have to part with property that they have an emotional attachment to, such as something that was given to the couple by a loved one who passed away or a particular asset that has a strong emotional pull. Aside from negative emotions over losing property, some people also struggle with high levels of stress because of their uncertainty over how assets will be split up.

Sometimes, preparing for property division thoroughly can reduce a lot of the negative emotions associated with this facet of getting a divorce. It is important for those who are already in the middle of a divorce and those who plan to file for a divorce soon to have a clear understanding of what may happen after the process is complete. We discuss other topics related to property division on our blog. Those who have any uncertainty over this issue or any other matter that has to do with divorce should review their situation carefully.