When one or both parties in a divorce have significant assets, this can mean a more complex divorce situation. More real estate, bank accounts, businesses, and intellectual property, retirements and stock awards can mean more property to characterize and valuate. Businesses are particularly difficult to valuate because of the intangible value that must often be assigned. If you are heading towards a high net worth divorce, it is important to arm yourself with knowledge and the right divorce attorney.
As many of our readers here in Washington would agree, there are few worst things to go through in your life than a divorce. But while this may be the general sentiment for the majority of people, a story out of Michigan this month demonstrates that there are some things that may be far worse, such as discovering that your wife would rather kill you than get a divorce.