Unfortunately, one spouse hiding assets from another is more common than most people might believe. Those most vulnerable to this scheme are spouses who do not have control of the finances. When hidden assets go undetected, it can lead to an unfair divorce settlement that harms the victimized spouse.
At the Law Office of Cheryl Bucker, P.A., in Pompano Beach, Florida, our experienced attorneys take a proactive approach to uncovering hidden assets. While we do everything in our power to help you uncover hidden assets, we will also help you understand the steps you can take to determine whether your spouse is being dishonest about your marital property.
Uncovering Assets On Your Own
While there are steps our lawyers can take to determine whether your spouse is not being forthcoming about your marital property, you may also have the power to start investigating on your own. Even if you don’t suspect that your spouse is hiding assets, we suggest taking some time to review your joint bank accounts and analyze important financial documents looking for any transfers or deposits that don’t make sense.
How We Can Help
In Florida, divorcing spouses must file financial affidavits that list their assets, debts, income and expenses, and exchange mandatory disclosure, which includes providing copies of bank statements, pensions, investment accounts, stocks, portfolios, credit card statements and loans. Often, a careful review of these documents will reveal transfers or deposits into unknown accounts. With this information, we may be able to utilize experts, such as forensic accountants, to take a more in-depth look into your spouse’s finances to ensure that you receive a fair distribution of all marital assets.
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