In awarding each of the parties a share of the marital assets the Court considers many factors, some include: “the length of the marriage; the conduct of the parties during the course of the marriage (both good and bad conduct); the contribution of each of the parties during the marriage in the acquisition, appreciation in value and preservation of the assets; health and age of the parties; amount and sources of income of each of the parties; the occupation and employability of each of the parties…” RIGL 15-5-16.1

But understanding what all of this means and managing client’s expectation is important in planning for your future beyond divorce and Attorney Finkelman can help you through this.

Attorney Finkelman knows the great financial impact divorce has on the lives of family members. Divorce can be emotionally and financially devastating to families. With her financial experience and background, she advises her divorce clients on the division of marital property; property acquired during the course of marriage, as well as child support, and awards of alimony. She is compassionate, dedicated and determined to obtain the best results for her clients either by settlement or trial.


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