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  • 5.0/5.0

    Michael Schecter is an effective and skilled family law attorney. He is consciensious and thourough litigator.

    — Peer

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Upcoming Audio Webinar

On May 12th, 2020 Ajla Alunovic will be presenting a portion of an audio webinar through NBI: Pre-nup Agreements: Avoiding the Top Mistakes.

Best Lawyers 2020

Mike Schechter has been voted into The Best Lawyers in America for 2020.  This is the ninth year in a row that Mike has received this distinction.

Super Lawyers 2019

Jeff Schechter has been voted into Super Lawyers for 2019, the seventh consecutive  year that Jeff has received this distinction.

Mike Schechter has also been voted into Super Lawyers for 2019 for the sixth consecutive year. 


PROTECTION OF NONMARITAL PROPERTY

Generally, property that was owned or acquired before marriage, and property that was acquired by gift or inheritance, belongs to that spouse as separate property and is not subject to division by the court. Some property acquired during marriage may even be separate property as well, depending upon how it was acquired. However, there are many ways in which separate property can become marital property. We utilize our knowledge and experience in the most complex property matters to ensure that assets are properly characterized as separate or marital property, safeguarded or challenged, and dealt with accordingly.