Contested And Uncontested Divorce: Experienced New York City and Long Island Attorneys
High net worth divorces involve assets owned by either spouse which have a high monetary value. High net worth divorces are typically more complex due to the variety of assets to be divided, including significant investment accounts, multiple homes, business interests, and personal property such as jewelry and art. In addition, the non-monied spouses of high net worth individuals often ask the court for maintenance payments in order to maintain their current standard of living and a counsel fee award to help cover their legal expenses. Further, child support is also impacted by the presence of assets and the income of each parent.
SOME TYPES OF ASSETS THAT CAN BE PART OF HIGH NET WORTH DIVORCES ARE:
Art and Jewelry
Due to the oftentimes complex nature of the assets involved, high net worth divorce cases can be more intensive than other divorces. These cases may require experts such as forensic accountants, real estate or property appraisers, accountants, private investigators, or other professionals. If you or your spouse have substantial financial assets, it is import to work with experienced attorneys who have represented clients in high net worth divorces.