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Recognizing signs of hidden assets in a high asset divorce

When a couple is heading for a divorce or is in the midst of a divorce in Washington State, how the proceeding will play itself out in regards to money is a common concern. Finances are a topic of dispute at the end of a marriage in any case, but if it is a high asset divorce, there are many issues that will come up like dividing property, retirement accounts, savings, stocks and other assets. Knowing what signs to look for if there are hidden assets and financial trickery going on can help avoid problems later on.

Important legal facts about Washington State divorce

There are times when married couples in Washington State are no longer able to stay together and must move forward with a divorce. Contemplating and moving forward with the end of a marriage can be more difficult that people think, and it's imperative to understand the way the state looks at marriage and how it can end. Issues such as annulment, legal separation, marriage dissolution and residency requirements can come up.

Family law and relatives seeking visitation with minor children

Family legal issues in Spokane can take many forms and involve a great number of people. One dispute that frequently arises is custody and visitation of a dependent child from members of the family that are relatives, but not parents. It's important to know how the law views these issues before taking the matter up in court should there be an objection to the visitation occurring.

Parenting time and other issues with children in Spokane

In Spokane and throughout Washington, a couple that is embroiled in a divorce or had a relationship that resulted in a child will have a great deal to consider. One particular issue that frequently arises has to do with crafting visitation plans that will provide an adequate amount of parenting time to both parents and it will be satisfactory for everyone involved. Knowing the law and how the state deals with parenting plans is important in achieving one's goals.

What is alimony and how is it determined in Washington State?

A common concern among people ending a marriage is how much alimony will be paid from the supporting spouse to the supported spouse. When it comes to family legal issues, this is one that constantly arises and is in dispute. Frequently, people who are getting a divorce will disagree on what should be paid -- if anything at all. The law is clear but flexible regarding alimony and this is true whether it's a high asset divorce or a divorce of more modest means.

High asset divorce yields rejection of nearly $1 billion check

When a couple divorces in Spokane and anywhere in the United States, there are many divorce legal issues that must be handled. A high asset divorce is prone to have many more factors in dispute than a divorce in which there were fewer assets to battle over. When it comes to finances, a couple that has a substantial amount often takes a long time to sift through the assets from the marriage to come to a satisfactory resolution for both. This is true whether there were prenuptial agreements or not.

How do prenuptial agreements affect a Washington divorce?

When a couple in Washington State chooses to get a divorce, there are many issues that will be decided as the process moves forward. Some people choose to take steps before they walk down the aisle to protect themselves in the event that the marriage doesn't work out by creating a prenuptial agreement. These are also referred to as "premarital agreements." While this post is not meant to be a replacement for legal advice, there are certain facts about these agreements that must be understood both before the marriage and when a divorce is underway.

Reasons a divorce might be beneficial

For couples in Spokane and across the country, parting ways with a spouse is a difficult decision. This is true regardless of the constitution of the couple - opposite sex or same sex. It is true whether there are children or not and if there are significant assets as part of the marriage. It's important to remember that there are times that divorce might be a preferable option to staying together. Keeping various factors in mind is the key to making the determination whether or not to move forward with the end of a marriage or trying to work the problems out.

Wise strategies in a high asset divorce

People in Spokane who are ending a marriage and face the complication of a high asset divorce need to keep many things in mind as the proceeding moves forward. There are many issues that will arise and might be in dispute such as property division, how much will be paid in alimony, if there is a disagreement over custody of children and how much will be paid to the custodial parent for their upkeep. There are important tips that people who are taking part in a divorce with a vast amount of assets at stake need to pay attention to.

Judge issues decision in high-profile high asset divorce

In Washington State and across the country, there are a number of differences between a conventional set of family legal issues when a couple chooses to end their marriage and what is in dispute with a high asset divorce. Any divorce will have its difficulties due to property division, child custody concerns, spousal support and numerous other factors that will arise. If there are substantial assets that were part of the marriage, it's likely that both sides will do whatever they can to get as much as possible.

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