Complex Assets Are Difficult To Appraise
Couples that have accumulated a great deal of wealth face particular difficulties when entering divorce proceedings. In many cases they possess complex assets — jointly owned businesses, investments and retirement accounts, for example — that are difficult to appraise accurately and divide equitably. In many circumstances, a knowledgeable attorney.
At the Law Offices of David Bliven, we understand the stakes involved in high net worth divorce. With offices in White Plains and the Bronx, we have more than 20 years of experience assisting couples throughout Westchester County in their divorce matters. Mr. Bliven has handled numerous cases high net worth & high income cases involving millions – even many ten’s of millions – in assets. We are therefore adept at protecting our clients’ interests – and their assets.
A Collaborative Approach To High Net Worth Divorce
In 2018, Mr. Bliven passed a rigorous examination to become a Certified Financial Litigator (from the American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators) – a certification which is particularly helpful in high net worth & high income divorce and support cases.
Furthermore, we work closely with an array of subject matter experts who can facilitate the swift discovery and appraisal of assets. Namely, in divorces between wealthy spouses, we consult with forensic accountants, forensic psychologists, and private investigators to ensure all holdings are divulged and properly assessed. In doing so, we greatly enhance the likelihood that our clients are able to retain the assets to which they are entitled.
We offer knowledgeable counsel for a full array of considerations, including:
- Discovery of hidden assets
- Appraisal of jointly held businesses and other complex holdings
- Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
- Distinguishing marital and nonmarital property
- Overseeing the equitable distribution of assets
- Facilitating alimony and maintenance agreements
The actions taken during divorce proceedings will affect your financial stability long into the future. It is imperative to take the appropriate steps from the very outset. Drawing on our broad base of experience, our firm can help.