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High Asset Divorce Archives

It's helpful not to "like" Facebook during divorce proceedings

If you have been following our blog, you are familiar with the gray area surrounding the legality of surreptitiously recording conversations for obtaining evidence in divorce proceedings. In particularly contentious divorces in which parties may be fighting over assets or child support, the idea of secretly documenting a conversation may seem to be a viable option for those desiring an edge in negotiations. When problems arise regarding consent of the recording, any missteps can create issues during the proceedings.

Understanding how getting a divorce could impact a business

Florida entrepreneurs may be interested in some useful tips that might help to protect a business in case of a future divorce. The National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia estimated in 2010 that almost half of marriages end in divorce in the United States, and those percentages grow in second marriages. Owners of businesses who have not properly protected their assets may find that their business is affected once a divorce proceeding begins.

Understanding the division of a 401(k) during a divorce

Florida residents who are seeking a divorce may wish to know more about how retirement accounts are handled during the split. If the account is considered marital property, it could end up being evenly split between the couple.

Legal issues with divorce and bankruptcy

A Florida couple may face financial challenges as they are considering a divorce, and in making a fresh start, there may be an interest in exploring bankruptcy to deal with unmanageable marital debt. A divorce does not necessarily terminate financial ties to your spouse, making it important to have reliable advice both during the settlement process and as bankruptcy is considered.