A Focused Approach To Divorce And Family Law

Omaha family law attorney Matt Higgins is AV Preeminent* peer review-rated through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating, for legal abilities and ethical standards.

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A Focused Approach To Divorce And Family Law

Omaha family law attorney Matt Higgins is AV Preeminent* peer review-rated through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating, for legal abilities and ethical standards.

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A Focused Approach To Divorce And Family Law

Omaha family law attorney Matt Higgins is AV Preeminent* peer review-rated through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating, for legal abilities and ethical standards.

DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW REPRESENTATION IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Divorce is never easy, but the stakes can be even higher when high-value assets are involved. In Nebraska, affluent couples often face unique challenges when dividing luxury items. Understanding how these assets are handled can make a major difference in achieving a fair settlement.

Luxury items that can be on the line

When affluent couples divorce, they often have to divide various luxury items as part of the equitable division process. These can include:

  • Yachts and private jets
  • High-end real estate properties
  • Art collections and rare antiques
  • Exclusive memberships
  • Businesses
  • Luxury personal item collections
  • Exotic cars and vintage vehicles

Each of these items may hold significant value and can become a point of contention during the divorce process. Ensuring a fair division requires careful consideration and, often, professional appraisals.

Calling in the professionals

Given the high value of these assets, it is crucial to involve professionals who can provide accurate valuations and skilled advice. These parties might include:

  • Real estate professionals: To appraise and manage the division of high-end properties.
  • Financial advisors: To assess the overall financial impact and ensure equitable distribution.
  • Business valuators: For couples with shared business interests, determining the worth of the business is essential.
  • Art appraisers: To evaluate the value of art collections and antiques.

These parties can help ensure that parties understand critical details like valuation and ownership rights, reducing conflicts and ensuring a smoother process.

Litigation and high-asset divorces

In many high-net-worth divorces, litigation becomes necessary to resolve disputes over luxury assets. Even in amicable splits, parties may need the courts to decide thorny, complex issues related to assets, liabilities and financial support. The process can involve:

  • Detailed financial disclosures
  • Expert testimonies from appraisers and financial advisors
  • Court hearings to decide the division of assets

Litigation may be lengthy and complex, but it could be the best way to ensure parties receive a fair share of the assets. Understanding litigation can help individuals prepare for the process and work toward a fair settlement.

Dividing luxury assets in a high-net-worth divorce requires careful planning and professional assistance. Knowing what to expect and who can help can make all the difference in securing a just outcome.