As if dividing up property in a high-asset divorce is not difficult enough, it can be even worse when you suspect your spouse is hiding assets from you. You do not want your ex to cheat you out of what you deserve, yet you may fear making any accusations until you are absolutely certain or have physical evidence. What should you do? How can you tell if there are hidden assets?
For many Massachusetts couples considering divorce, a number of obstacles can create disputes and prevent timely resolution. Above all, this conflict can make it difficult for a fair divorce settlement to be reached.
Divorce usually brings up debates about which spouse will get to keep which shared belongings. Massachusetts couples trying to settle their divorce probably understand well that property division can be stressful and time-consuming.
When a couple works through a divorce, there are likely ill feelings between the spouses. In anticipation of working through property division, child support payments and alimony settlements, a spouse may think that setting aside some money would be a smart way to ensure one leaves the marriage with more assets than one's spouse.