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Large financial holdings can lead to hidden assets in divorce

People in Stillwater, Minnesota who are ending their marriage have enough on their minds without having to worry about a spouse attempting to hide assets that they don't want to be part of the settlement. When there is a divorce, some couples are able to come to an agreement regarding the assets and do so in an amicable manner. If, however, there are business assets, a complex asset division, significant financial holdings and real property, there is more of a chance for disputes and attempts at sleight-of-hand.

Vast financial holdings at stake in high-profile lawyer's divorce

In Stillwater, a couple choosing to part ways and end their marriage is difficult enough. When there are significant financial holdings and a high-asset divorce, it can grow even harder. When navigating the harsh terrain of a marriage ending, there might be real property, a complex asset division and business assets that must be sifted through with both sides staking a claim for them.

Planning for marriage over the age of 50

Many family law professionals rave about the benefits of a prenuptial agreement. While prenuptial agreements can benefit almost any couple, regardless of their age or income, prenuptial agreements provide an added benefit to older couples with sizeable estates. Minnesota couples over the age of 50 who are thinking about marriage may want to learn more about their options when it comes to estate planning and prenuptial agreements.

Failing to disclose assets in divorce can have consequences

In every divorce case, finality is one of the main objectives. Unfortunately, sometimes, finality can be hard to achieve. This is especially true in the case of some high-asset divorces, involving complex asset division. Making matters worse, the costs associated with not achieving finality is high financially and emotionally. Minnesota readers might find the following blog about an on-going high-asset divorce dispute interesting.

Divorce preparation is key to success

No one ever said that divorce was an easy process, but with a little education and preparation it can be a lot easier than you might think. Whether you are dealing with a high-asset divorce or a modest one, having all of your ducks in a row can make the whole process less stressful, less time consuming, and less expensive. Minnesota couples may find a recent article on divorce and preparation interesting.

Dividing retirement assets in divorce

High asset divorce can be a complex and time-consuming process. This is especially true when there are complex assets in need of division like retirement funds and business assets. Fortunately, there are professionals with the experience and technical know-how necessary to deal with a complex asset division for Minnesota couples dealing with a divorce.

Drafting a prenuptial agreement for a high-asset divorce

Minnesota readers probably have some general perceptions and opinions of prenuptial agreements but what readers may not have necessarily understand is the delicate nature of drafting a good prenuptial agreement. The effect of a poorly drafted prenuptial agreement can be devastating, going so far as to leave the prenuptial invalid. There are key elements to consider when drafting a prenuptial agreement in order to ensure the protection of assets and parties in a high-asset divorce.

No prenuptial agreement could mean bitter divorce fight

As Minnesota readers already know, complex asset division typically accompanies high-asset divorce. From financial holdings and family-owned business to real property and investments, complex asset division can take time and money. That is just one reason family law attorneys encourage high-asset clients to obtain prenuptial agreements. Minnesota high-asset couples may enjoy the following blog on high-asset divorce.

Updating legal documents once the divorce is finalized

In a high-asset divorce, there are many complex issues that need to be addressed both before and after a divorce is finalized. During the divorce itself, couples focus on custody rights, complex asset division and financial support concerns. After Minnesota couples finalize their divorce, it is important that they revisit a number of important legal documents. The following is a brief overview of some of these legal documents and why they matter.