Shemtob Draganosky Taylor Property Settlement Agreements

Montgomery County Property Settlement Agreement Lawyers

A property settlement agreement clearly defines each party’s rights and obligations after a divorce. The lawyers of Shemtob Draganosky Taylor Stein, PC are knowledgeable and forward thinking. When discussing and negotiating the issues in a divorce, they may raise important issues that have not been considered. Our attorneys will work with you to protect your rights in your divorce settlement.

A property settlement agreement is the final agreement that is reached between the parties in a divorce. An experienced attorney can help to ensure that all important issues are thoroughly evaluated so as to achieve the best result for you, your children, and your future.

Property Settlement Agreements

A property settlement agreement is the final agreement reached between you and your spouse. It incorporates your division of assets, child custody, child support, and alimony. All of this information is written within the property settlement agreement and incorporated into your divorce decree. The agreement ultimately becomes enforceable as a court order.

Property Rights

3502. Equitable division of marital property.

(a) General rule.– In an action for divorce or annulment, the court shall, upon request of either party, equitably divide, distribute or assign, in kind or otherwise, the marital property between the parties without regard to marital misconduct in such proportions and in such manner as the court deems just after considering all relevant factors, including:

  • The length of the marriage.
  • Any prior marriage of either party.
  • The age, health, station, amount and sources of income, vocational skills, employability, estate, liabilities, and needs of each of the parties.
  • The contribution by one party to the education, training, or increased earning power of the other party.
  • The opportunity of each party for future acquisitions of capital assets and income.
  • The sources of income of both parties, including, but not limited to: Medical, retirement, insurance, or other benefits.
  • The contribution or dissipation of each party in the acquisition, preservation, depreciation, or appreciation of the marital property, including the contribution of a party as homemaker.
  • The value of the property set apart to each party.
  • The standard of living of the parties established during the marriage.
  • The economic circumstances of each party, including federal, state, and local tax ramifications, at the time the division of property is to become effective.
  • Whether the party will be serving as the custodian of any dependent minor children.

At Shemtob Draganosky Taylor Stein, PC, we provide knowledgeable advice to our clients with regard to prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements. These types of agreements can protect people’s rights and expectations in case of divorce. We strive to protect our clients’ interests and help them achieve the protection they desire. Further, if the other party does not live up to the terms of the agreement, our attorneys can help you take steps to enforce its terms.

Contact our Blue Bell property settlement agreement lawyers to schedule a personalized consultation.

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  • We Know the Law & Learn the Facts

    We learn your story and we live it. Our team prides themselves on listening and learning every fine detail. More importantly, we remember those details in court and at the negotiation table. When you put your case in our hands, we provide you with the personal attention and commitment you and your case deserve.

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    Our attorneys believe it is their duty to empower and educate people about their rights in divorce. Propelled by a responsibility to give back to the community, several divorce lawyers within the firm regularly speak and teach at civic groups and bar associations.

  • Reputable & Trusted Family Law Attorneys

    Named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer each year since 2006, the firm’s founder, Lori K. Shemtob, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)  — an esteemed honor held by only 74 family law lawyers in all of Pennsylvania. She served as AAML’s President of the Pennsylvania Chapter from July 2016 through July 2017.

  • From Big Firm to Boutique Firm

    Our story begins with a group of lawyers who came from big firms with a passion to create a better experience for our clients. Each lawyer's knowledge and experience contribute to innovative strategies in court and settlement negotiations. Our commitment to excellence takes our divorce and family law firm well beyond the ordinary.

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