We know that for any couple, divorce can be tough, regardless of their financial circumstances. With this being said, some couples have it especially hard when they decide to bring their marriage to an end. Not only do couples who have children sometimes have difficulties during divorce (child support payments, custody disputes, etc.), but the financial considerations concerning the divorce process can be particularly tough for those with a high net worth. If you are preparing for a high asset divorce, it is vital to go over the ins and outs of how this major change could affect you financially.
Property division is often a major hurdle for those going through a high net worth divorce, as well as spousal support payments, child support and adjusting to life without one’s spouse. For those with significant assets, these issues can be particularly complex. For example, someone who runs a business may be unsure of the different ways in which their decision to go ahead with a divorce will impact the future of their company and those who work for them. Moreover, some people who go through a high asset divorce are famous or receive a lot of attention in their local community, which can add even more stress to the entire process.
Fortunately, people can sometimes find peace of mind and a better idea of how to tackle these challenges by going over all of their options and laws that are relevant. Our divorce process page goes over other aspects of family law.