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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.

Legal assistance is imperative when planning a divorce

When people in Spokane and across the state are in the midst of ending a marriage, there are numerous divorce legal issues that they have to be concerned with. Whether it's spousal support, child custody or anything else that accompanies the end of a union, one of the keys to ending with a fair resolution is having the proper legal assistance.

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.

Common financial issues in dispute during a divorce

When a couple in Spokane decides to part ways and get a divorce, there are many issues that will come to the forefront. In some instances, there are significant assets that have to be split. A high asset divorce has numerous pitfalls that both sides would prefer to avoid. An equitable property division is obviously the goal, but considering that there will be numerous issues in dispute, that's not always possible. Couples might disagree about everything and want to get exactly what they feel entitled to. This can lead to frequent fears and concerns that must be assuaged to the satisfaction of all.

Not following court orders may cost you more than you think

No matter where you live, whether it's here in Washington or another state, judges take court orders very seriously. This is true even if the order comes from another jurisdiction. That's because, just as we have to follow the direction of the courts, judges have to follow the law; and if the law is specific about enforcing a court order, they too must abide by it.

Divorce seminar aims to discourage spouses from splitting

Many couples in Washington who have ended marriages would probably agree that their decision was one of the toughest any person can make in life. Besides cutting the emotional ties associated with marriage, spouses must also deal with complicated issues related to divorce, such as child custody, child support, spousal support and the division of assets.

Ex-governor, wife of 26 years reach agreement in divorce

When a married couple divorces in Washington, they must divide their property according to Washington law. In theory, this shouldn't be so hard to do: Washington follows a system known as community property, which provides that almost everything acquired during the marriage counts as community property, and -- in theory -- should be split 50-50 upon divorce. In practice, division of assets is frequently more difficult than that, and can require a lot of negotiation, particularly for high-asset and high-profile couples.

Divorce need not create rivalry and bitterness between couples

There is a misconception among some people in Spokane, Washington, that there is no way a couple can survive a broken marriage and still maintain a healthy relationship with each other. It is true that a divorce can be a serious matter involving certain complexities such as division of assets, child support and spousal support. However, that does not necessarily imply that it is virtually impossible for two people to take care of all such complexities, perhaps with legal assistance, and part ways in a mutually amicable fashion.

Financial arguments cited as key indicator of divorce

It is often difficult to maintain personal relationships despite the positive things they bring to life. Different personalities, different goals, different reactions-all of these differences can make it difficult to navigate the sometimes murky waters of a friendship or romantic relationship. When a Washington couple gets married, these inherent challenges do not go away. For some people who blend well, it may not be that difficult to merge lives and sustain a strong relationship. Others may find daily challenges or extreme circumstances too much to bear, however, and seek to divorce.

Marc Anthony pays $16,500 in child support and alimony

Single parents in Washington who have struggled with alimony and child support payments after a divorce understand how lengthy and overwhelming the process can be. From collecting payments, to demonstrating financial need the process can lead to a lot of stress.

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