Matrimonial Consulting Articles
Posted by Louis Cercone, Jr. on November 19, 2019
Courts are divided on whether to allow discounts when valuing business interests in shareholder disputes and divorce cases. Whether discounts are equitable typically depends on state law, case facts and, ultimately, the court’s discretion.
Posted by William P. Allen on October 08, 2019
When high net worth individuals file for divorce, both sides have a financial incentive to hide assets owned by their spousal “partnership,” so it is important to inventory the marital estate as soon as possible.
Posted by Douglas Sosnowski on May 21, 2019
When divorcing spouses own a private business interest, it complicates the settlement process. In general, the business needs to be valued and then included — either entirely or partially, depending on state law and legal precedent — in the marital estate.
Posted by William P. Allen on February 19, 2019
The laws in most states make a distinction between marital and separate property for purposes of marital dissolution. In cases where property increases in value during the marriage, experts may be hired to determine whether that appreciation is passive or active.