Divorce Business Ownership

Divorce is the formal legal dissolution of a marriage. The divorce process implicates many diverse areas of the law including, but not limited to, real estate, wills and trusts, child custody, and tax.
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Divorce – Four Business Reasons for a Prenuptial Agreement

With an ongoing Oklahoma divorce case in mind last month Tilting wrote about Tigh A. Knott, his wife Lucy Knott and how a business owner’s divorce can impact his business and affect his partners. The real players were Harold...more

Why Arizona Business Owners Need A Premarital Agreement

Arizona is a community property state which means all property acquired by either spouse during the marriage is, by statute, presumed to be community property. ...more

Divorce and the Entrepreneur: Part 1

Whenever a business owner, major shareholder and/or entrepreneur gets divorced, the annoyances, intrusions and disarray caused by the process itself spread beyond the immediate family. The business itself, regardless of...more

Financing the Buy-out of a Business Interest in a Divorce

One common element of a divorce is the need for one spouse to buy out the other spouse’s interest in a business. Many times this business interest is simply exchanged for other assets, such as real estate. In other words,...more

The Family Business: Options to the Buy-Out in a Divorce When Other Assets are Not Sufficient to Create an Equal Division

In my work as a family lawyer, I often have the opportunity to work on divorces that involve a family business. The business must be valued and then the disposition of the business must be determined. When there are plenty...more

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