How Do Courts Divide Assets During Divorce?
Missouri divides property equitable property division standards. Since we live in an equitable distribution state, family law judges will divide marital assets in a manner that they believe is equal. For instance, the judge does not have to order a 50/50 division as long as the decision is reasonable.
These laws provide flexibility when asking for assets during a divorce. It also means that you could end up paying for more than your fair share. A St. Louis family law attorney will help you navigate this situation.