In a high net worth divorce, or ultra-high net worth divorce, there are a number of issues that can turn an otherwise simple divorce into a complex web of litigation. Aside from complex child related matters, there are a wide variety of high net worth financial aspects that need to be identified, examined and thoroughly addressed before a resolution can be accomplished.
If you receive stock options as part of your employment compensation, then you can understand the complexities involved in distributing these assets in a divorce matter. Our attorneys will analyze your stock options to identify the grant date and vesting schedule to determine which assets are subject to equitable distribution. Your settlement agreement may include a constructive trust to address the tax effects of your stock option distribution. It can also safeguard all post-judgment options while still protecting your pre-distribution interests and rights.