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A quick guide to high-asset divorce

If you are anticipating a divorce in West Virginia, understanding how property division works helps you avoid surprises and confusion. All marital property, including valuable assets, are subject to equitable distribution. Learn some tips regarding asset distribution and getting through your divorce as smoothly as possible.

9 signs that your spouse may be hiding assets

In New Jersey, if you decide to get a divorce, the marital property is divided equally between you and your spouse. Although many assume that this is a 50-50 split, circumstances may warrant giving more property to one spouse over another. Because of this, some spouses attempt to save some of the marital property for themselves and try to hide it from the other spouse. To ensure fair property division, everyone contemplating a divorce should watch out for signs that their spouse is attempting to hide property.

Prenuptial agreement can ease pangs of property division

A divorce can create a lot of contention between people even when the split is wanted and both parties agree on the need to move forward. One area that may create the most tension or possible disagreement may pertain to property division. New Jersey couples may want to consider how a prenuptial agreement may ease the tensions or discontent of the property division process.

Retirement accounts an important part of property division

Perhaps one of the most difficult decisions a person in New Jersey might have to make in their lifetime is to seek a divorce.  Once that decision has been made, the former couple will have many other ones to make. If there are minor children, for example, they must decide on custody arrangements and child support. However, there are many issues related to property division that must also be decided. With all that, some say that it is important not to overlook retirement accounts.

Could electronic "Bitcoins" shield assets in a divorce?

An urban legend says that Native Americans traded the island of Manhattan for a mere $20 worth of beads and trinkets. The truth is very different, but one thing is true: the colonial settlers definitely got the better end of that deal. On a smaller scale, a divorce can turn out in a similar way, with one party getting the short end of the proverbial stick. This is why it is important that a fair property division settlement be reached prior to the divorce being finalized.