Fort Meyers High Net Worth Divorce Lawyers
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One of the things that can make divorce a long and arduous experience is
property division, especially in high net worth divorces. Someone of high
net worth is defined as a person that has at least $1 million in liquid
assets, which means it can easily be converted to cash. These individuals
typically have incredibly complex financial portfolios, which sometimes
require the assistance of forensic accountants.
If you need help with a complicated high net worth divorce, don’t
hesitate to contact our skilled Fort Meyers attorneys. Call us today to
get a case started.
Of special consideration in high net worth divorces is property division.
Florida has its own rules regarding how assets are divided. Florida is
an equitable division state, meaning the property will be divided, if
not equally, then at least fairly. Judges will often take the following
- Length of the marriage
- Each spouse’s economic circumstances
- Any interruption in either spouse’s career
- Each spouse’s contribution to the marriage
- Either spouse’s contribution the educational or career opportunities
of the other spouse
- Each spouse’s contribution to improving marital or nonmarital assets
- Each spouse’s contribution to acquiring or increasing income
- Liabilities incurred by either spouse during the marriage
- Either spouse’s intentional dissipation or destruction of marital
assets after filing for divorce or 2 years prior to filing
In a high net worth divorce, the most highly contested matter is often
the standard of living during the marriage. This is also considered when
determining spousal support. An excellent attorney should be able to defend
your position and help you negotiate with your spouse or defend your position in court.
In high net worth divorces, forensic accountants can be extremely helpful
in sorting out the complex portfolios of both spouses. Additionally, if
either spouse suspects the other spouse is hiding assets, the forensic
accountant can follow the money and ferret out any hidden funds. An accountant
can also help a couple determine what is marital or separate property.
Talk to Our Experienced Attorneys
If you would like to get a case started, contact our
experienced Fort Meyers divorce attorneys. Powell, Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A. are skilled representatives
who can provide dedicated service. We have more than 54 years of combined
legal experience to offer your case. Trust us with your
family law issues.
Contact us at (239) 970-6844 or fill out our online form to schedule a case consultation today.