Two lawyers stood before a judge and argued whether financial affidavits should be exchanged by the 15th or the 30th of October. They stood in a crowded courtroom and with straight faces told the judge that they were too far apart to decide which date the documents should be complete. Neither of them made aContinue reading “Getting to the Negotiation Table”
Category Archives: Divorce Finances
Simple Tools: The Financial Affidavit
Why, When and How to use your Finanical Affidavit. The most important tool in your divorce is frequently the most over-looked, and avoided. Even its name is off-putting; but it is the key to understanding all of the other issues which arise. It is called (drumroll, please), “The Financial Affidavit” (yawn). Frankly, most people shouldContinue reading “Simple Tools: The Financial Affidavit”
A Hidden Treasure Chest
I represent a wife whose husband is in business with his brother. The wife believes that there is a lot of cash exchanged in the husband’s business. Even if she is correct that there is a substantial amount of cash exchanged in the husband’s business, there is still not a lot of money in thatContinue reading “A Hidden Treasure Chest”
Who Do These Agreements Benefit?
I have clients who are in a hurry to finalize their divorce agreement, even though the date of their hearing is months away. I also have clients who are avoiding me rather than have to commit anything to paper yet. I have clients who want to know the details of the spouse’s financial picture beforeContinue reading “Who Do These Agreements Benefit?”