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The costs of divorce and getting what you need out of your assets

A divorce can be a very expensive endeavor, which is why you should aim to get the most you can out of it. While emotions can come into play, it's important to look at divorce as a business transaction. If your divorce is one that centers around millions of dollars or more, you're in a position to lose or gain an immense amount of money.

Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce from husband

Living with someone who doesn't appreciate you, ruins your finances or takes advantage of your situation isn't something that's easy to do. Many marriages break down over the lack of financial discipline some spouses show. That's what is behind this divorce, according to the news.

The reasons you should hire a divorce attorney from the start

When you have a high net worth, the last thing you really want to face is a divorce that could tear apart your finances. You're in a position where you've built up your credit, reputation and finances, and you don't want this to end up causing you a major loss.

Inheritances: Protecting your inheritance in divorce

With a high-asset divorce, you may be concerned about many things. You may have assets like businesses, properties or a high income. These are all things you probably want to protect, and your attorney can help you do so by defining what is separate property and what is marital property.

High net worth divorce? You can protect your assets

Getting a divorce is never an easy task, and when you have many assets, it can be life changing. Trying to split assets when you have a high net worth can be tricky, especially if you own businesses or several properties. Adding in child support, spousal maintenance and other related divorce issues can make your case very complex.

You can fight for assets in a high-asset divorce

If you've decided to get a divorce and are in a marriage with a high asset value, then you're probably looking into ways to protect your interests. If you have a prenuptial agreement, it may determine which assets you get and how to divide the property that has been purchased during your marriage. If not, then you may need to look into other ways of identifying your property and the value of assets you deserve in the split.

Multi-million dollar divorce feud reaches national news

Getting a divorce can be difficult for both parties, but when there's a large amount of money at stake, even small disagreements can be seriously difficult to overcome. In this case that has made national news for its unusual aspects, it's been reported that two people have spent millions on a divorce that's still not settled. The divorce itself is over, separating the two, but there are still aspects in the courts.

Alimony law changes head to the legislature in Florida again

Alimony, which is paid to a spouse following a divorce, has been in Florida's news over the last several years as the laws have been changing and amended. For those with high-asset divorces, any changes made to alimony rules can have a major impact. For instance, if alimony used to be allowed for a lifetime and then suddenly is limited to 10 years, one spouse could lose out on the income that he or she requires.

Make sure to check off this property during divorce

In a high-asset divorce, there's no question that you have a lot to gain or lose. Some of the things you want out of your divorce could be monetary, while other items you want could be based solely on memories or personal significance. Your marital assets may include properties, retirement accounts or stocks, just to name a few things. Normally, you, as a couple, may have merged your income and property, purchasing items together.

3 tips for getting more out of your divorce

When you're getting a divorce and have many assets and income streams to divide, the changes that need to be made and the decisions you'll have to face can be difficult. Your attorney may be working with you to build your requests and to build a case for the claims you want to make for assets, but there are still some mistakes you should be sure to avoid.

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