High Net Worth Divorce

At Jamie Graham & Associates, PLLC, we understand with high net worth marital estates, couples have substantial monetary concerns when they decide to divorce. Unfortunately, the complexity of sophisticated finances often adds complexity to divorce. Valuating property and ensuring fair division when couples cannot resolve their differences can lead to costly and prolonged divorces.  We work diligently to achieve a delicate balance between vigorously protecting your interests and in so far as possible, reaching a settlement that avoids litigation.

Marital assets are subject to property division, whereas assets characterized as separate property are not. However, if a spouse contributed to the appreciation of a separate asset's value, the amount of appreciation may be deemed martial property. An experienced San Antonio divorce lawyer can help you understand the nuances involved with characterizing property. Texas statutes establish the guidelines and parameters for dealing with marital estates during Once attorneys establish what the martial estate consists of, the nature of the assets are what make high net worth property division more complicated ─ assets and legal factors, such as:

  • Retirement accounts
  • Pensions
  • Co-owned businesses
  • Separately owned businesses where the other spouse made contributions
  • Professional practices
  • Real estate holdings (vacation homes, rental properties, etc.)
  • Complex trusts
  • International properties
  • Offshore accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Estate planning
  • Prenuptial agreements

Valuation and Division of Assets

It takes legal experience to deal with high valued and complicated divorces and Jamie Graham draws on more than 30 years of combined experience in the legal profession to protect her clients' interests. Our firm has access to competent professional experts for property valuation and tracing assets when hidden property is a suspected issue. Assessing commercial holdings can be challenging when they are financial services companies, global businesses, out-of-state properties and professional practices.