DIVORCE LITIGATION LAWYERS IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT
High Net Worth Divorce Attorneys
At our law firm, our divorce attorneys are equipped to help sophisticated clients with large estates protect their interests during the dissolution process and in divorce litigation.
To learn about how our litigation experience and valuation resources can help to divide your substantial assets, contact a family lawyer at our law firm for a free 1/2 hour initial consultation. We serve clients in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Wilton, Weston, Westport, and greater Fairfield County area.
Asset and Property Division in High Net Worth Divorce Litigation
As experienced divorce attorneys who serve sophisticated clients with large assets, we work closely with a team of experts, such as forensic accountants and divorce financial planners, to completely and thoroughly value all assets and property, such as:
- Employee benefits and pensions
- Restricted and unrestricted stock
- Assets controlled by irrevocable trusts
- NSO and ISO stock options
- Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs)
- All types of businesses
- Primary and secondary residences and vacation homes
- Inheritances and gifts, including heirlooms
- Wine, art, gun and other collections
In valuing certain assets included in trust documents and wills, we can help explain to clients how their inheritances, gifts, and assets to be passed on through trusts or wills may be marital assets and, may be subject to division in divorce. We work with skilled and licensed appraisers to correctly value property and collections, and to create valuable evidence for divorce litigation from an expert source.
Business and property valuation can be complicated, and our understanding of these issues in divorce litigation can help you protect your interests in your investments. We understand the difficulty in correctly valuing real estate property in today’s market, especially considering that the property may be a family home. We can offer advice on options to divide the property now or in the future. In the case of valuable family heirlooms our goal is to ensure they remain with the proper person.
How does a prenuptial agreement affect the divorce process?
Many people who are seeking to end high net worth marriages often have prenuptial or postnuptial agreements to use as guides as they divorce. In some cases, our client will want to enforce the prenuptial; in other cases, our client will want to fight the agreement. We have the experience and skill needed to help you strictly enforce or contest the language or direction of a postnuptial or prenuptial agreement where appropriate.
Our goal in contesting or enforcing a prenup is to get the best benefit for our client. We closely examine the construction of the prenuptial or postnuptial agreement, investigate whether it was drafted according to the laws of the state where it was written, review it to ensure that all information was fully disclosed, verify that it was executed properly, and evaluate how enforceable it is.
If you need help with high-value property division or a prenuptial agreement in divorce litigation, contact our law firm. We offer free 1/2 hour initial case consultations.
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