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Dividing Marital Assets

Campbell Property Division Attorney

Your life took an unexpected turn and now you need an experienced lawyer in your corner. Divorce negotiations that start out amicably can quickly escalate over property division concerns. An experienced property division lawyer can help assert your rights and prepare you for the road ahead.

Razor-Sharp Focus On Protecting Your Financial Interests

For more than 16 years, Campbell property division lawyer Janet M. Miller has protected her clients’ best interests without creating unnecessary conflict. She understands the sensitive nature of property division matters. Attorney Janet Miller is highly effective at negotiating settlements to avoid litigation. However, she never shies away from litigation when it is in her clients’ best interests.

Handling Complex Property Division Matters in San Jose

Attorney Janet Miller has extensive experience representing business professionals and individuals from all walks of life and helping them deal with the uncertainty of a divorce. Based on her strong background, she can anticipate potential issues that can complicate the process of dividing jointly held assets and debts.

Ms. Miller takes every measure possible to protect her clients’ financial interests in relation to:

  • The family home and other real estate property
  • Cars, motorcycles, boats, ATVs or other vehicles
  • Jewelry and artwork
  • Retirement accounts, including 401(k), pension and IRA
  • Stock options and deferred compensation
  • Stocks and investments

What Is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order?

Financial accounts set up specifically for retirement are referred to as “qualified” accounts because the earnings qualify for tax-free growth until withdrawal at retirement age. Millions of divorcing couples have qualified accounts set up either as 401(k)s, individual retirement accounts (IRA) or annuities through their workplace pension plans. When determining the value of the qualified accounts, it is important to take into consideration the future growth of the investments, at the age of retirement. Attorney Miller relies on the expert advice of QDRO specialists to determine the value and draft a QDRO document that clearly sets out the provisions of how the qualified funds are to be divided.

Critical Insights on Property Division

Having earned her law degree and an MBA in finance from Santa Clara University, Janet Miller is able to converse with accountants, QDRO administrators, and valuation experts, and convert that information into fair and viable agreements. She can address complicated areas of the law regarding separate property, and advise clients on appropriate compensation for relinquishing interest in any given asset.

When Experience Matters, Contact Attorney Janet Miller

Contact divorce lawyer Janet Miller to protect your financial portfolio. Her ability to analyze and interpret complex financial matters can make the decisive difference in your property division settlement or litigation. You can schedule a free 30-minute consultation online or call 408-445-2944.