Dividing Assets in a High Net Worth Divorce in Florida
Divorce is a stressful time for all parties involved. No one enters marriage intending to get a divorce. Matters may have escalated to the point that it is advisable that each party goes their own separate ways. In this instance, you want the divorce process to be less cumbersome. Divorce attorneys in Sarasota Florida such as Matthew Z. Martell want to ease this burden. Even though the divorce itself may not be the most difficult part of the dissolution of marriage, parties are normally are particularly concerned about the division of the marital assets and liabilities in a high net worth divorce.
Your Financial Future
A lot is at stake when individuals are wealthy with access to a plethora of businesses and investment income. Without knowing the full financial disclosure of the opposing spouse, your financial future may suffer the lack of additional income you need to meet your household expenses and pay future creditors. Divorce attorneys in Sarasota Florida like Attorney Matthew Martell will assist you in navigating this complex maze of a high net worth divorce.
The Importance of Contacting an Experienced Divorce Attorney
It is best to have an experienced divorce attorney in Sarasota Florida locate hidden marital assets for you rather than you trying to go at it alone. If you are lucky, the marital wealth may just come from a few resources like employment as a CEO and a few bank accounts. However, if your income is derived from multiple and complex financial assets, then the Law Offices of Matthew Z. Martell has the experience to make sure all income is recognized and declared.
Our law firm has access to accountants and, if necessary, private investigators that can search for hidden assets. Additional litigation may be necessary if you have several assets in multiple states. Your spouse could have other assets that are difficult to identify and control like:
- Multiple businesses, S-corporations, and partnerships
- Pensions, 401K plans, IRAs, and other retirement accounts
- Multiple brokerage accounts
- Royalty income
- Offshore bank accounts
- Real estate
How Can a High Net Worth Divorce Attorney Help?
The Law Offices of Matthew Z. Martell has an experienced divorce attorney who will negotiate a fair divorce settlement for high net worth individuals. Florida law states that assets and liabilities obtained during the marriage must be split equitably between the opposing parties. The Sarasota divorce lawyer at the Law Offices of Matthew Z. Martell will find understated and/or hidden assets and provide you with court documentation and evidence to ensure a complete and fair resolution for your divorce case. Contact us today at (941) 556-7020 for a phone initial consultation.