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How Can I Determine if There are Hidden Assets to Consider During my Pennsylvania Divorce?

During a Pennsylvania divorce, the property that you had as a married couple must be divided into two separate parts. In order to accomplish this …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 10 months ago

How does divorce impact my business or business assets in Virginia?

Businesses and professional practices, including their assets, may be considered part of the marital estate in Virginia whether or not they are …

Answered by Julie Hottle Day, 11 months ago

How Do You Divide A Business During A Pennsylvania Divorce?

If you and your soon to be ex-spouse jointly own a Pennsylvania business then you have more than your personal property and interests to divide at …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 1 year ago

How are stock options and other contingent assets treated by Massachusetts divorce courts?

Generally, where stock options are awarded during a marriage and vest before a divorce, their value is treated as part of the marital …

Answered by Matthew H. Feinberg, 3 years ago

How is a partnership or business interest owned during marriage treated by Massachusetts courts upon divorce?

All partnerships and business interests are part of the marital estate in Massachusetts. Often, however, a controversial issue arises where the …

Answered by Matthew H. Feinberg, 3 years ago

What happens to my business and retirement accounts in a divorce in Massachusetts?

The decision to divorce is not an easy one, on an emotional or financial level. If you are the spouse who has acquired retirement assets or who has …

Answered by Teresa M. Harkins La Vita, 3 years ago

What can I do if I think my spouse is hiding assets or money in Illinois?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions in divorce, and one for which there is no “one-size-fits-all” answer. There are a …

Answered by David P. Kirsh, 3 years ago

How is marital property divided in Illinois?

When spouses are getting divorced in Illinois, they can agree to divide their property any way they want. However, if they cannot agree, Illinois law …

Answered by Claudia Gallo, 3 years ago

How do I value a business in a Florida divorce or family law for purposes of equitable distribution or property division?

In Florida, a business or corporation is part of equitable distribution or property division pursuant to Florida Statute Section 61.075. You first …

Answered by Joshua K. Friedman, 4 years ago

How do you determine marital and nonmarital assets and liabilities in Florida divorce cases?

In all Florida divorce cases, marital and nonmarital assets and liabilities are defined in Florida Statute Section 61.075. For assets and liabilities …

Answered by Jason A. Brodie, 4 years ago

What is equitable distribution or property division in a Florida divorce?

In all Florida divorce cases, the division of assets and liabilities, which is called equitable distribution, begins on the premise of an equal …

Answered by Jason A. Brodie, 4 years ago

How is a business owned during the marriage divided by the New York court upon divorce?

To answer this question, one must first determine whether the business property was obtained before or after marriage, or if bought before marriage, …

Answered by Elliot D. Samuelson, 4 years ago

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