High-Net-Worth Divorce

BOCA RATON HIGH-NET-WORTH DIVORCE LAWYER

Comprehensive Legal Support for High-Asset Divorce in South Florida

At Gladstone, Weissman, Hirschberg & Schneider, P.A., our high net worth divorce lawyers have built a strong reputation by taking well-prepared high net worth divorce cases to court and prevailing on behalf of clients seeking divorces with much at stake. 

From the beginning of a case until its conclusion, we customize advice and strategies to match the goals of each person we represent.

Getting legal advice early on can benefit your high-asset divorce case as you prepare for divorce proceedings—today, for an initial consultation on your high net-worth divorce case.


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What is a High Net Worth Divorce?

A high net worth divorce refers to the dissolution of a marriage where the marital estate includes significant financial assets. These divorces typically involve complex financial considerations and a higher degree of legal scrutiny compared to standard divorces. 

The complexity arises from the need to accurately identify, value, and divide a wide array of assets, which can include real estate, business interests, investments, retirement accounts, valuable personal property, and sometimes international holdings.

Key issues that often arise in high net worth divorces include:

  • Asset Valuation and Division: Accurately appraising the value of assets is crucial. This may involve employing financial experts, such as forensic accountants or business valuators, to ensure a fair and equitable division. Special attention is given to assets that may have fluctuating values, like stocks or businesses.
  • Spousal Support: Given the significant financial disparity that can exist between spouses in high net worth cases, spousal support (or alimony) is often a critical issue. The determination of spousal support involves assessing the standard of living established during the marriage and the future earning potential of each spouse.
  • Child Support and Custody: While the principles of child support and custody remain consistent with those in less financially complex divorces, the amounts involved can be significantly higher, reflecting the lifestyle and resources available during the marriage. Ensuring that children's needs are met without excessive or insufficient support can be a delicate balance.
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements: These agreements, if they exist, play a pivotal role in high net worth divorces. They can stipulate how assets should be divided and what financial arrangements should be made, potentially simplifying the divorce process.
  • Tax Implications: High net worth divorces often have substantial tax considerations. The division of assets can lead to significant tax liabilities, and careful planning is required to minimize these impacts.
  • Privacy Concerns: High-profile individuals may be particularly concerned with maintaining their privacy during divorce proceedings. Strategies to protect sensitive information from public disclosure include sealed court records and private mediation or arbitration.

High net worth divorces demand specialized legal expertise to navigate the myriad financial, legal, and personal complexities involved. Both parties typically retain attorneys with experience in high asset cases to ensure that their interests are adequately represented and protected.

Why High Net Worth Divorces Require Skilled Boca Raton Attorneys

High net-worth divorce cases in Boca Raton need an experienced family law attorney to represent clients and protect their assets. 

If you are facing divorce, your ex-spouse likely has a divorce attorney. You don’t want to go up against the opposing legal team without legal support. 

A family law lawyer can assist with analyzing divorce laws, deciding on value, and understanding what is going on with your high net-worth case.

High-asset divorces present special considerations, and we are fit to rise to each challenge, including:

  • Asset division that will be approved by a judge, while preserving our clients’ financial security
  • Sophisticated divorce litigation when unique factors are part of the package

Our clients have included people from all walks of life, including executives, public figures in entertainment and government, and professional athletes. 

People in the high echelon of public and private spheres insist on high-net worth legal representation. Time and again, our high net worth divorce lawyers have demonstrated that our skills match up with their demands. 

Our divorce lawyers in Boca Raton recognize that many high-net-worth individuals have extraordinary needs for privacy and discretion. 

Asset Identification and Protection with Boca Raton Divorce Experts

We are adept at accommodating special situations through tried-and-true ways of keeping personal and family law matters discreet while meeting legal requirements.

Our high-net-worth clients in Boca Raton often have complex asset portfolios that need the attention of qualified forensic accountants. 

We maintain extensive networks of professionals who deliver valuation of businesses, uncover hidden assets, and advise us on how our clients can protect their assets through and beyond a high-net-worth divorce.

Strategic Divorce Planning for High Net Worth Individuals in Boca Raton

Thankfully, divorce is rare in most people’s lives. Although many bring preconceived notions to the table about how a divorce will play out, we take the time to share which approach will likely protect the most important assets, as well as parenting time.

Some people arrive at our door assuming that an aggressive approach is appropriate given the circumstances. 

However, a careful evaluation may reveal that privacy and preservation of parent-child relationships will be much more important than experiencing the catharsis of a win in a Palm Beach County courtroom. 

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods such as divorce mediation or collaborative divorce may be better suited to a client’s overall goals. 

We listen intently and exercise great care when recommending a path forward that will achieve the client’s objectives in a high-asset divorce, or any divorce. 

Ultimately, however, the client must make key decisions, and we work hard to educate each person so they will be equipped to choose what is right in the short term, as well as over years to come.

Above all, we refrain from emphasizing the potential for short-term results at the expense of more important long-term goals. When children are involved in a high net worth divorce, the stakes could not be higher. 

Nurturing parent-child relationships involves more than the nuts and bolts of a child custody order. Family dynamics over a lifetime, and even into future generations, will be impacted by how a divorce is played out. 

We have successfully helped many divorcing high-net worth parents see the big picture while tending to the details that a complex divorce may entail.

If you decide to work with our law firm in Boca Raton, you can expect individualization in all aspects of our counsel and advocacy for you. 

Whether or not your high net worth divorce case should go to trial, we will use every tool and method available to protect your dignity, your assets, and your children through the divorce process.

At every juncture of your family law case, with our guidance, you can count on regular updates and realistic projection. 

We never promise things that cannot be promised. Rather, we practice honesty while delivering skillful representation.

Protecting Your Assets in High Net Worth Divorce Cases

Divorce cases involving high net worth individuals require specialized expertise and strategic planning to protect your assets and financial interests. 

Our team of board-certified specialists at Gladstone, Weissman, Hirschberg & Schneider, P.A. are experienced in handling high-asset divorce cases in Palm Beach County, Broward County, and Miami-Dade County.

When it comes to high net worth divorce, it's essential to have a family law attorney who can:

  • Identify and value high-worth assets
  • Implement strategic legal and financial planning
  • Protect your financial interests with strength and discretion

Arrange a completely confidential consultation with our experienced attorneys to discuss your high net worth divorce case. Call us at (561) 447-2274 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation.

Confidential Consultation for High-Asset Divorce in Boca Raton

If you are facing a high-asset divorce, consulting with a Boca Raton family law attorney as soon as possible is a good idea. 

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Florida High Net Worth Divorce FAQ

How do high net worth divorce lawyers ensure privacy and discretion?

High net worth divorce lawyers recognize that many high-net-worth individuals have extraordinary needs for privacy and discretion. They are adept at accommodating special situations through tried-and-true ways of keeping personal and family law matters discreet while meeting legal requirements.

What is the importance of implementing strategy with strength and discretion in high net worth divorce cases?

In high net worth divorce cases, it is important to implement strategy with strength and discretion to protect the most important assets and parenting time. Alternative dispute resolution methods such as divorce mediation or collaborative divorce may be better suited to a client’s overall goals.

How can high net worth individuals identify complex asset portfolios in divorce cases?

High-net-worth individuals in Boca Raton often have complex asset portfolios that need the attention of qualified forensic accountants. Divorce lawyers maintain extensive networks of professionals who deliver valuation of businesses, uncover hidden assets, and advise on how clients can protect their assets through and beyond a high-net-worth divorce.

What Our Clients Have Said

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    “David is incredibly articulate and warm. David was also unstoppable and relentless when it came to representing me.”

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