When a couple decides to separate, there are many logistical issues to resolve. One of these is how to fairly divide the “stuff” that they have accumulated during the course of their relationship.
The starting point in these negotiations is to look at what each party brought into the relationship when cohabitation began. This is more easily done in short term relationships. For parties who have been together for a long time, most of the furniture, vehicles, etc. that they brought into the relationship have been replaced over the years. [Read more…]