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Valuing the Marital Home

by Matthew C. Lucas
In marital dissolution proceedings, one of the preliminary — and frequently litigated — issues in equitable distribution revolves around the marital home’s value. How much is the family house, and all that is bound up with it, truly worth? Of course, all property is unique. Nevertheless, in a contested dissolution action, the court must determine a home’s monetary value in order to complete an equitable distribution of marital assets and liabilities. This article explores some of the legal issues surrounding valuation of the marital home and real property.

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