Why Separate Property Tracing Matters in Family Law
By Sean R. Saari, Partner, Advisory Services
It’s a common myth that spouses always divide their assets evenly between them if they get divorced. While it’s true that assets are typically divided between a couple in cases of marital dissolution, such division of property may not necessarily be equal.
This month, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts’ QuickRead online resource published an article that I authored, “Separate Property Asset Tracing in Divorce”. In it, I debunk the above-stated myth about equal property distribution in divorce; highlight the reasons why separate property tracing is relevant in family law; explain the various methods used to trace property; and discuss techniques used in connection with marital dissolutions.
You can read the article here.