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Corvallis Lawyer for Inheritance in Divorce

When it comes to property division during a divorce, issues surrounding inheritances are known to be very complicated. Whether you have received the inheritance yet and what use an inheritance has been put to will play an enormous part in how the court decides to divide the asset. At Ringo, Stuber, Ensor, Hadlock & Smith, P.C., our experienced lawyers know how to protect your rights to your inheritances and can explain all of your options to you.

Protecting the inheritance rights of individuals going through a divorce since 1951. Call 541-368-7816 or 888-437-2950, or contact our Oregon law firm online to learn more about your options regarding inheritances and property division.

Explaining Marital Asset Division and How It Can Affect Inheritances

Depending how an inheritance is used by the parties prior to divorce, the court may decide to divide it. The court may also decide to let one party keep the inheritance, but then give the other side more property to make up for it. The uncertainty surrounding the courts actions in this area makes it imperative to have a skilled attorney in your corner who knows how to properly build a case that protects your interests.

If your family has relied upon an inheritance, it has been put in both spouses names or it has been used to pay bills, there could be very complicated issues that arise. Do not hesitate to seek advice from a proven lawyer regarding your rights during your divorce.

Answering Your Difficult Inheritance Questions

No matter what type of question you may have regarding the division of your inheritance during a divorce, we can answer them. We have helped answer many common questions, including:

  • How do I keep my inheritance?
  • What happens if I buy something with my inheritance?
  • What happens if I pay family bills with inherited money?
  • Should I consult with my spouse on what to do with the inheritance?
  • Should I put my spouse’s name on the investment or asset received in the inheritance?
  • Can I get back money that I have used to buy things which are now in joint names?
  • Can I get back the money that I used to pay family bills or to pay off large debt?

Contact an Albany Attorney With Proven Knowledge Resolving Inheritance Issues

At our Corvallis family law firm, we have handled hundreds of cases involving inheritances and know how to properly safeguard your rights. If you have questions related to the division of your sentimental property, contact our Corvallis divorce firm to learn more about all of your options.