Going through an Orange County divorce is almost always difficult. There are a number of different aspects that need to be taken into account and solved. These issues can be compounded in case you are going through a high net divorce. Primarily because there are higher net worth individual involved and hence the lawyers are likely to be more vigorous and willing to go to just about any level to ensure their client has the better share.
If you and your spouse is a high net worth individual you will need to plan and prepare before your Orange County divorce case so that you are able to make the most of the process. Here are a few tips to help you prepare.
Make a List of the Assets
The most important thing in a divorce irrespective of the size or the valuation of the divorce on the whole is the assets involved. When you are going into a divorce case you will want to make sure that you have the better portion of the assets divided in your favor. For that you need to make a list of the assets that you and your spouse have. A detailed list of the assets will ensure that there is no hiding of assets taking place. If you suspect that your spouse is hiding some assets having a list will ensure that you ask the court to have a full disclosure conducted.
Getting the Fair Amount of Child and Spousal Support
Typically all high asset divorces will involve considerable hackling over the amount of child support and spousal support. The important thing you will need to do in this regard is ensure that you have detailed account and evidences of all the expenses that you do as a spouse in your life during the marriage and all the expenses that are incurred on the child. When it comes time for the courts to award these supports the use of these evidences will ensure that the court are given an account of what is normal in your life as high net individuals and how that status quo needs to be kept intact.
Choosing the Right Lawyer
If you are getting into a divorce that involves high net individuals, the easiest thing to do before the case starts is to choose the perfect Orange County divorce lawyer to represent you in the divorce case. The use of top divorce lawyers will ensure that you have the best chance of winning the case. You are fighting a case that involves high monetary valuation and hence the best thing to do is to choose a lawyer that you are able to work with well.
Gerald A. Maggio is an experienced Orange County divorce and family law attorney and family law attorney located in Irvine, California, serving the Orange County and Riverside areas. Mr. Maggio assists clients with legal issues including divorce, legal separation, divorce mediation, child custody, prenuptial agreements, stepparent adoptions, and other family law issues. Mr. Maggio has practiced law in California since 1999, and founded The Maggio Law Firm in 2005, focusing exclusively on divorce and family law matters.