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Paper, Paper, and More Paper That Should NOT be SHREDDED or Otherwise Disposed Of!

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Paper, Paper, and More Paper That Should NOT be SHREDDED or Otherwise Disposed Of! by Gayle Rosenblum

Burden of Proof for Retaining Separate Property Upon Divorce

In 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!

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