Burden of Proof for Retaining Separate Property Upon DivorceIn a blog post earlier this year, we discussed the importance of maintaining a paper trail in post judgment matters, as it relates to collection of various expenses. Similarly, documentation to support the burden of proof is a crucial issue for divorcing couples, who may just assume that—1. because they had an asset before they were married; 2. inherited an asset before or after they were married; and/or 3. received a monetary award in connection with a lawsuit—the asset/award is automatically theirs. However, it is not that simple!
When facing marital trouble and considering the possibility of divorce, many couples wonder how best to handle the daily living situation while residing under the same roof. These are some of the most frequently asked questions and my answers:
To move out or not to move out? Can I? Should I?