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How Divorce Affects Inheritance

Approximately 25 percent of Americans receive an inheritance, with all inheritances worth a median sum of nearly $70,000, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you received an inheritance before or during your marriage, it is possible that the grantor of your inheritance only intended it for your use.

However, your use and management of inheritance after you are married could have a significant impact on asset and property division in divorce. Colorado is an equitable distribution state, meaning your assets will be divided in a way that ensures a fair outcome for both you and your spouse after divorce. Even if you kept your inheritance separate from your marital assets, your sum could still affect the remainder of your assets.

Why You Should Speak To An Attorney

If you are the beneficiary of an inheritance, it is crucial that you work with an attorney who understands how divorce affects inheritance and the consequences it could have on your larger settlement. For 25 years, the Law Office of Lori Crystal has managed complex property division and inheritance through the divorce process.

Speak with an attorney at the firm today by calling 303-660-9056. We will respond to you within 24 hours of your contact. Take the necessary steps today to protect the assets you rely on to remain secure in your financial future.

What We Do

Our firm takes on all cases related to divorce, property division and inheritance. Further, we are uniquely prepared to represent business owners, people in their second or third marriages, blended family scenarios and other complex situations. Our focus on family law in Douglas County for 25 years has given us the knowledge and understanding needed to serve your needs carefully.

Contact a lawyer today for a divorce consultation. Dial 303-660-9056.

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Call Today For An Appointment In Castle Rock

Your legal issue can be addressed by an attorney within 24 hours. Consultations typically available within twenty-four (24) hours to all residents of Douglas and Arapahoe counties. Dial 303-660-9056 or send a private message with our contact form below to schedule your appointment today.

Our office is open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with flexible evening and weekend appointments available by request. Don’t wait for answers to your most pressing questions — contact us today.

900 W. Castleton Road, Ste 150
Castle Rock, CO  80109
Tel: 303-660-9056

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