Monica I. Salis-Divorce-Family Law Attorney
Complex divorces may include identification, valuation, and distribution of marital and non-marital assets, retirement plans, family businesses, inheritances, and premarital property.
Property inherited prior to or during a marriage may or may not be part of the marital estate, or the marital income stream, depending on a variety of factors.
Valuations of Family Owned Businesses
The value of a business can have a significant impact on a divorce settlement. There are many ways to determine the value of a business which may have a significant impact on a divorce settlement, alimony, and property division. It is often cost effective to utilize the services of forensic specialist, including and not limited to CPA's, appraisers, investigators or actuaries.
Qualified Investment Plans
401k, IRA, and pension plans may create complex issues in the process of equitable distribution and may have important consequences on each party’s future retirement.
Assessments of Premarital Assets
Many people have existing assets when they enter a marriage. These assets may or may not be part of the marital estate, depending on how they were treated before and during the marriage.