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High-Asset Divorce

High-Asset Divorce Lawyer in Brooklyn, New York

If you have acquired a high net worth during your marriage, you may fear losing what you have worked for during an acrimonious divorce. Even divorces that aren’t particularly difficult may result in loss of wealth if the parties disagree on aspects of distribution of their accumulated wealth.

As a high-asset divorce attorney at the Brooklyn, New York, Law Office of Virginia Geiss, I offer asset-preserving guidance to clients who have substantial assets and property interests and wish to seek a divorce. Divorces involving high assets are often complex and thus, costly. I can help to ensure that your rights are protected and your wealth preserved to the extent possible.Contact me and arrange your consultation at my Brooklyn, New York, law office.

Manhattan Attorney Advising on Distribution of Divorce and Retirement in High-Asset Cases

I am dedicated to protecting my clients’ best interests. With the assistance of experts whose specializations depend on the unique circumstances of your case, I offer my experienced guidance in manners that often arise in high-asset divorce, including:

  • Valuation of family-owned or small businesses, partnership interests and stock options, real estate and other property holdings, and personal property such as art, jewelry, vehicles and antiques
  • Division of retirement assets such as pensions, 401(k)s, IRAs and QDROs and international bank accounts and other foreign assets and property
  • Hidden assets

In many cases involving high net worth, it is often best that some such assets and property, such as family-owned businesses or personal property items, are given to one spouse and that the other spouse is compensated for half of the value by maintaining property of off-setting value. This arrangement allows the business or property in question to remain whole and maintain its value. I am particularly adept at finding such creative solutions so that a divorce settlement is effective in meeting my sophisticated client’s needs.

To discuss your high-asset divorce, contact me to schedule an appointment. I offer day and evening appointments for the convenience of my clients. I will be accessible throughout your case. I promptly return phone calls and e-mails, even those received outside of normal business hours.

Virginia A. Geiss