Boca Raton Lawyers Handling Hidden Asset Cases
A fundamental aspect of any divorce is asset division. Everything that belongs to both parties should be accounted for in the property division section of a divorce decree. Determining what is separate property and what is marital property is part of that process. During the period leading up to a divorce, both spouses should disclose all assets.
It is common for spouses to try to hide assets in an attempt to keep them out of asset division. Discovery of hidden assets may result in penalties based on “contempt of court” or it may trigger criminal charges of fraud or perjury. Typical methods of hiding assets may include:
- “Giving” assets to a family member, friend or business partner until after the divorce is over
- Transferring funds to hard-to-trace offshore accounts
- “Cooking the books” in business valuations resulting in hidden income or assets
- Physically hiding and failing to disclose assets such as stocks, jewelry or collectibles
If you suspect that your spouse is hiding assets before your Florida divorce, bring this to the attention of your divorce lawyer. FurrCohen, P.A. takes an aggressive stance on behalf of any divorce clients whose husband or wife is hiding assets. We also pursue fair outcomes when a spouse has dissipated marital assets, perhaps through gambling, through poor investments or in the course of extramarital affairs.
For Advice Regarding Your Spouse’s Hidden Assets In A Divorce In Florida, Contact Us
For help and advice with any aspect of property division in a Florida divorce, turn to the Boca Raton family law attorneys of FurrCohen, P.A.. We welcome the opportunity to evaluate your case and advise you accordingly.
Please contact our Boca Raton, Fl office to speak with our family law lawyers, call 561-395-0500 or contact us online.