Definition - What does Equitable Distribution mean?
Equitable distribution is one of the methods used by courts to distribute property and debt obligations between spouses at the time of their divorce. It does not signify a fifty-fifty split. Instead, it refers to a fair distribution. The fair distribution is decided by a judge after taking many factors into consideration such as the earning capacity of each spouse, length of marriage, and standard of living.
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