Equitable Distribution

Equitable DistributionEquitable distribution is the process by which New York distributes the marital estate in a divorce proceeding.  Equitable distribution divides all marital assets and debts fairly between the parties.  While people often assume that equitable distribution means equal distribution, this is not necessarily the case.  There are many factors that the Court must consider when deciding what is a fair and equitable division of marital property.

Equitable distribution is an intricate area of law.  There are many complicated issues that affect the distribution of assets.  Whether you are negotiating a divorce settlement or preparing for a financial trial, you need an experienced attorney to protect your financial interests.

At the law firm of Ross S. Gelber, your attorney understands the issues surrounding the division of marital assets.  Ross S. Gelber works alongside financial and valuation experts to determine complex issues such as:

  • Transmutation of separate property
  • Enhanced-earning capacity of advanced degrees and professional licenses
  • Appreciation of property, such as the martial home and other real estate
  • Business valuations
  • Marital waste

Ross S. Gelber considers these complicated issues when approaching the total financial picture after the divorce is completed.  This comprehensive approach seeks to provide you with the greatest position for post-divorce success.

For more information please contact Ross S. Gelber at 716-632-5919 or at rgelber@rossgelberlaw.com.