Complex Divorce Property Division
In most divorces, dividing marital property is one of the most difficult steps. Emotions are high, not just because of the difficult events occurring, but also because of the value of your property.
This is especially true in complex divorces, or divorces where at least one spouse has a high net worth.
We see many divorce cases where one spouse fights aggressively to get what he or she believes they deserve.
“Dividing marital property is especially difficult in complex divorces.”
Regardless of which side of the table you sit, we can help you complete the legal requirements of complex divorce property division. We protect you and your interests through effective negotiation and litigation (if necessary) to ensure you get or keep what is rightfully yours.
Experts on Dividing Marital Property
For each case we take on, a team of attorneys, support staff, and marital property experts are assigned to the case. In matters of complex divorce, we often rely on forensic accountants, actuaries, real estate appraisers, and others to properly value your assets.
Experts at valuing assets including:
- Pensions and other retirement accounts
- Domestic and international investments
- Real estate including vacation homes and rental properties
- Income, savings, and debt
If you are a business owner or an owner in a professional practice,our attorneys can advise you on how to value and properly divide those assets. Read more about Valuation of Business and Professional Practices or request a no-obligation consultation.
Equitable Marital Property Division
California law on marital property is written very specifically; however, there are steps you can take to value your property accurately so that division is more equitable. There are also many effective negotiation tactics that might make the division more favorable for you.
We recognize that it’s difficult to decide the specifics on how to divide marital property, which is why we provide thorough analyses to you throughout your case and work with you to discuss the financial advantages and disadvantages of your choices. With our emphasis on client communication, you are constantly kept in the loop and armed with the knowledge to make the decision that is best for you and your situation.
If you are considering a divorce and you have high net worth complex assets, contact us to learn more about how to protect your property and yourself.