Separate Property

Typically, assets acquired by one spouse before a marriage remain that spouse’s separate property after a divorce. However, there are numerous situations where separate property is converted into marital property by the acts and conduct of the parties.   Speaking with one of our Howell, MI divorce attorneys can answer all your questions regarding  your separate property and your marital assets.

Inheritances

An inheritance received by one spouse during a marriage is typically considered separate property, unless otherwise indicated by the conduct of the spouse in treating the inheritance as a marital asset.