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Which May Be Most Equitable: A Court or Mediation Settlement? – Part 1

Which May Be Most Equitable: A Court or Mediation Settlement? - Part 1 by Sandy Balick

{3:24 minutes to read} In divorce, the fair and orderly division of the property owned by a couple unfolds under the banner of “equitable distribution.”

You are reading the first of several posts on equitable distribution. In coming installments, I’ll touch on a number of basic concepts on this subject and will contrast the court and mediation-based approaches to the manner in which assets and debts get divided upon termination of a marriage.

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