Faculty Member: Candace L. Meyers, Family Law Attorney
Facilitator: Dan Couvrette, CEO and Publisher of Divorce Magazine, Family Lawyer Magazine, and DivorcedMoms.com
In cases involving high-net-worth individuals or business owners, the divorce process can become quite complex. Listeners in Illinois will gain a deeper understanding of what to expect while going through the process and what steps to take to protect one's business and assets.
This session will discuss:
whether a spouse who put their education or career on hold to help put their spouse through school is entitled to financial recognition for their sacrifice if the marriage ends in divorce
how you can know if your spouse if being truthful in their financial disclosure
how you can ensure you get a property settlement that is fair and meets your needs
the division of property in cases where there are multiple properties
what happens to private business records during a divorce
whether spousal support is meant to guarantee that a recipient's lifestyle will remind the same after divorce
what a business owner's first steps should be after being served divorce papers
how a business owner can protect their company during divorce
the importance of hiring a business valuator
how true income and a business' worth is determined in a case where a party is self-employed in a cash-based business.