hiding money

How Do People Hide Assets Before Or During Divorce?

Asset hiding may be unethical and illegal, but it’s also incredibly common; according to a 2014 Harris Poll, three of every ten adults with shared assets have hidden them from their partner. The likelihood of hidden assets increases substantially as relationships move toward divorce. Keep an eye out for these common strategies: Transferring Assets to […]

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bankruptcy

Your Ex or Soon-to-Be Ex Is Threatening Bankruptcy: What Now?

Bitter spouses will stop at little to gain the upper hand in divorce. One surprisingly common tactic: threatening bankruptcy in hopes of securing leverage. For others, however, bankruptcy may be a valid option, rather than a scheme for control. Keep reading to learn more about the role of bankruptcy in divorce proceedings: Genuine, or Revenge […]

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selling the home

Selling the Home During or Right After a Divorce: Tips and Traps

Many divorcing couples fight over home ownership, but those who prefer to move on to new residences face an equally difficult process: selling their once-shared home and splitting the proceeds. Selling property causes significant stress in the best of circumstances; during a divorce, it has the potential to unhinge the conversation. Follow these tips to […]

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Dividing Up Business Property During a Maryland Divorce

Entrepreneurial endeavors can quickly complicate the already confusing divorce process. Not eager for your ex to be your business partner—or worse, to enjoy the fruits of your labor? Review the following to protect your business interests during and after divorce: The Role of Valuation Valuation is the primary source of frustration in any divorce involving […]

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Selling Your House After Divorce: Do’s And Don’ts

You and your soon-to-be ex prefer to sell your home and pursue a fresh start. Making this decision is the easy part; now you need to deal with the usual complications of selling real estate, all while under the strain of divorce. Keep the process as simple and stress-free as possible by following these basic […]

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Same-Sex Divorce: Challenges Regarding Asset Division

Dividing assets can be difficult for any divorcing couple, but same-sex couples face unique challenges. Asset division can be particularly tricky if marriage or civil unions were not recognized in the couple’s state of residency at the time they were married. Those with prenuptial or post-nuptial agreements find the process far easier. Ultimately, the goal is […]

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Divorce and the Family Home

DiPietro Family Law Group serves Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Our firm is devoted exclusively to handling divorce and family law. We are dedicated to helping clients get through difficult family transitions in a way that preserves relationships in the family—especially when children are involved—and assets for the future. We help clients turn difficult times […]

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What To Do With The Family Home In My Virginia Divorce?

  One of the stickiest issues during divorce is almost always how property or assets will be divided among spouses. Especially in high asset divorce cases. Both of you probably have an idea of what you think you are entitled to. Often, this idea conflicts with your soon-to-be ex-spouse’s idea of what he or she […]

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