Equitable Distribution is the legal term for the division of property, assets, and debts that were acquired during the course of your marriage. This can include the selling or division of the net equity of the marital residence, the division of retirement accounts, and the allocation of debt acquired during the marriage. Like all other issues in divorce matters, there is no cookie cutter resolution to equitable distribution. Each individual case is unique, and if necessary, may require an expert. These experts may include real estate appraisers, forensic accounts, or employability experts. It is important to retain an attorney that understands the complex issues that arise out of the division of assets as it will have a lasting effect long after the entry of the Judgment of Divorce.