Divorce litigators want you to think your complex or high value estate
divorce can only be fairly resolved by courtroom litigation. This is false.
In fact, spouses with high net worth have a great deal to gain via mediation,
as well as much to lose should they choose to litigate. Horror stories
about divorcing spouses embroiled in lengthy legal battles only to relinquish
much of their assets for attorneys' fees and costs are common for
this reason. Usually they are so embroiled by the time they realize it,
that it is hard to stop.
I worked with one couple who, after spending $1,000,000.00 and two years
in court, came to me at the recommendation of their therapist. I was able
to finish their case using mediation in a few weeks for less than $12,000.00
The dirty secret of divorce litigation is that there is nothing “litigation”
can help you achieve that can’t be accomplished with“mediation”.
“Divorce litigation in court” often entails two seasoned trial
lawyers, who, just before trial, launch into negotiations to avoid that
trial. This is, of course, if you are both are lucky enough to have chosen
two like-minded attorneys. But why spend exorbitant amounts of money hiring
two lawyers, posturing, and battling in court before coming to the “settlement
Individuals going through divorce who have a high profile and/or net worth
often present unique sets of challenges. Some of the issues which may
arise in these high net worth cases include the disposition and distribution of:
- Business assets
- Professional licenses or degrees (which offer increased earning potential)
- Stock options, IRAs, 401(k) accounts and pensions
- Real estate holdings
- Family businesses
- Professional practices
- Closely held businesses
- Inherited wealth
- Off shore tax haven property
- Separate property
- Celebrity value
If you have a high networth divorce you will not only benefit from my financial/corporate
law background with Sullivan & Cromwell, but my over 35 years as a
seasoned and highly successful divorce attorney.
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I look forward to showing you how to save money while obtaining your high
net worth divorce.
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