Hidden Assets In Divorce

All divorces present challenges. The dissolution of a marriage is already an emotional time where the future is uncertain. However, the stakes are particularly high when significant assets are on the line. Oftentimes, spouses let the personal issues get the best of them and undervalue or hide property through nondisclosure.

At The Law Offices of Lyndon R. Helton, PLLC, our attorneys provide aggressive legal advocacy for clients in Hickory and throughout western North Carolina, helping them to uncover hidden assets and ensure a fair and equitable distribution of their marital property.

Less Than Equitable Distribution When Assets Are Hidden Or Undervalued

To shield certain assets from division as part of a divorce and separation, self-employed professionals conceal income and business owners use company revenues for personal use. Income is not reported on taxes. Money is transferred to family members' bank accounts. Friends are provided with nonexistent loans.

Proving that a spouse has hidden assets in a divorce is complex and challenging, especially when one spouse is unaware of the finances and assets acquired during the marriage. Simply stated, our attorneys know where to look, as do our network of forensic accountants and private investigators who conduct in-depth analyses of:

  • Income tax returns to determine underreporting of income or overpayment of taxes to secure a larger refund
  • Bank account and credit card statements to identify excessive spending
  • Cash flow of a business owned by a spouse
  • Payroll records from an employer of a spouse
  • Public records

Turn to us for diligent representation of your interests through family law mediation or litigation. We will help you secure the finances and assets you are entitled to under the law. We will help an uncertain future, both financially and personally, become more secure.

Contact Our Family Law Attorneys

If you suspect your spouse has hidden assets, then schedule a consultation with a lawyer from The Law Offices of Lyndon R. Helton, PLLC. You may do this through our online intake form or by calling our Hickory office at 828-848-8776 (toll free at 888-321-0494). We charge $100 for a one-hour consultation.