Property Division in High Asset Cases
If you have substantial assets and income, the divorce process can be particularly complex. At Anderson, Fields & McIlwain, Inc., P.S., our Seattle attorneys help high-asset clients protect their property. Our clients include authors, composers, professional athletes, physicians, and attorneys. Anyone in a high income bracket should pay special attention to the way divorce will impact their financial situation.
If you have questions about asset protection during your divorce, consult with an attorney before you begin the property division process. Our lawyers have the knowledge of intellectual property, tax law, and accounting practices to provide wealthy clients with solid counsel and advocacy during a divorce. Contact us to learn how we put our more than 80 years of combined experience to work for you.
Our law firm has the resources to handle property division matters at any asset level. We consult with experts such as:
- Art and antiques appraisers
- Business evaluators
- Tax specialists
- Realtors and real estate appraisers
- Pension evaluators
- Forensic accountants
- Intellectual property specialists
- Patent and trademark attorneys
Whether the assets are physical, such as jewelry, or intangible, such as goodwill in a business, we can help put a value on them for purposes of property division. One of our partners, Wolfgang Anderson, is a CPA and has an in-depth working knowledge of the tax ramifications of property division in high asset cases. When an asset cannot be divided, we help our clients sell property by referring them to the appropriate specialists. In all we do, we focus on protecting the financial interests of our clients.
In addition to representing people with significant estates, we also act for clients who seek an equitable distribution of property from a spouse or former spouse, and we provide mediation and arbitration services. Whatever side you are on, we can be your strong advocate during the division of property. Contact our Seattle, Washington, law firm to learn how we can help you.