Every spouse is worried about assets during a divorce, but if your spouse is wealthy, the battle for assets could become tricky. If your spouse was manipulative about money during your marriage or suddenly becomes aloof after divorce is apparent, it is imperative that you take action to protect your right to an equitable division of assets.
Uncovering assets isn't easy, but if you and your attorney take the initiative, you can gain access to the right financial information. A recent story in the New York Times revealed how an estranged wife and her attorney uncovered her husband's net worth of $400 million. The story is both exceptional and complex, but it reveals a few key techniques on how to show hidden wealth.