Property Division

Council Bluffs, Iowa Divorce Attorney Helps Families with Property Division

In Iowa, state law calls for an equitable distribution of marital assets, no matter who is the main moneymaker or whose name is listed on property titles. But dividing property and debts fairly is not simply a mathematical process. There are financial considerations, legal issues and compromise required to strike a fair and just property settlement.

Iowa Property Division Lawyer Michael J. Winter works with families to ensure that property is divided fairly, and can work to safeguard interests during the process of property division while also avoiding any unnecessary litigation. Michael J. Winter has over 30 years of experience working with families going through the process of divorce, and his years of experience have a number of benefits for his clients: a stress-free, smooth and efficient process in which his clients can be sure their needs are being met.

Property Division Attorney

When it comes to property division, the first step in dividing a client’s marital estate is determining what is individual, or separate, property and what is marital property. One example is a home, business or pension received prior to marriage actually may belong to the spouse that initially purchased it. The next step is granting a monetary amount to assets and liabilities, which often requires outside help. Attorney Michael J. Winter works with a diverse range of clients of ever economic bracket, and has represented everyone from business owners and white collar professionals to people just trying to make ends meet.

Iowa Family Law and Property Division Attorney Michael J. Winter can help clients address all assets and debts subject to division or compensation, which can include:

  • Marital home, second homes or cabins
  • Farmland and other property
  • A professional degree or professional practice
  • Retirement assets such as 401(k) and pension plans
  • Vehicles, valuables and family heirlooms
  • Investments and other sources of income
  • Insurance policies
  • Credit card balances and loans

Contact Attorney Winter Today

Attorney Winter knows that this process can be difficult for many families. There can be fear and uncertainty in the division of assets. However, Attorney Winter’s three decades of experience have proven that with compassionate, persuasive legal representation, all can be handled with fairness and justice. Contact him at his Council Bluffs, Iowa office today at (712) 322-0133. Serving Pottawattamie County and beyond, Michael J. Winter will help you resolve your property division issues easily and smoothly. Don’t delay.