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Skillful Handling Of The Complex Issues Surrounding Business Valuation And Division

Many high net worth divorce proceedings involve serious disputes regarding the division of marital property. Often, those disputes concern the future of a business that the spouses own together or individually. Unless there was a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement to the contrary, each spouse likely has a claim to some share of the business in the event of a divorce.

Determining what portion of the business is subject to division and what that portion of the business is worth can be an extremely complex process. At Contreras Law Firm in San Diego, our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in all aspects of high net worth divorce and complex property division for California business owners.

Understand Your Rights Regarding The Division Of A Business In Divorce

There is a great deal of confusion surrounding privately held businesses and how they are treated in a divorce. An experienced team can help you minimize the impact that the divorce will have upon the business’s future. Our attorneys can assist with any issues connected to business ownership in a divorce, including:

  • Assessing the full value of the business as well as the portion considered to be marital property
  • Developing strategies concerning the post-divorce future of the business, including ownership and continued operation
  • Helping with the dissolution of the business because of the divorce
  • Working with other partners to buy or sell business interests

Whether you are a sole business owner, a co-owner or a nonowner spouse, you can rely on us to seek a solution that provides you with the most benefit over the short and long term. Our substantial background in business law puts us in a strong position to provide you with the reliable representation you need during this critical time.

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We understand what is at stake for parties on both sides of these matters, and we are diligent in our pursuit of a result that serves our clients’ best interests. To meet with one of our experienced lawyers to discuss your case, call our office at 619-908-1495 or send us an email.

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“Invaluable! When I first began the process of dissolution Contreras Law came highly recommend to me by several trusted friends. I can understand why. is confident, extremely knowledgeable, and entirely well-spoken. The office staff have been beyond generous towards me with their time and their thoughts towards my case. I can wholeheartedly offer my recommendation of Contreras law as a trusted source of legal counsel that will work hard for favorable outcomes!”
– J.S.

“The attorneys at Contreras Law are professional and very attentive to client needs. The attorneys at Contreras Law are professional and very attentive to client needs. They aren’t like other firms that make you feel like you are one out of hundreds of clients. To the contrary, Contreras Law goes out of its way to give you a personalized experience. I highly recommend Contreras Law for your future family or civil law needs.
– S.A.

“Great firm, awesome attorneys! A while ago, I was confused with the entire process of filing for a divorce. Gisela Acevedo diligently guided me through it all. She made the entire process easy that I was divorced in a matter of 8 months!”
– A.R.

“It’s a WIN WIN! I distinctly recommend Contreras Law as an attorney and any firm she is affiliated with, because she is not only a good attorney and knows the law very well and knows how to dig in, but she is attentive to the bigger picture of your needs, no matter the case. It is a pleasure to have gotten to know her as both an attorney and now as a friend.”
– K.R.

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At Contreras Law Firm, PC, our attorneys understand the challenges clients are facing during these difficult times. We will take the time to fully understand your concerns, expectations and tailor a strategy around them. We will explain the laws that govern California family law matters and give you an honest assessment of what you can expect as your case moves forward.