Business Owners Going Through a Divorce

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If you are a business owner, you have a lot to lose during divorce, especially if your company is quite profitable. You can expect it to be included during the process of equitable distribution, so you will probably not be able to keep this asset to yourself unless you do some serious negotiating. That’s why you need to hire Brian D Perskin & Associates P.C. We can let you know how the process will go, what you can likely keep, and how to come to an agreement that suits everyone.


We realize how important your business is to you, and that you want to do everything possible to keep from losing it all. It is one of your most important assets, especially if you built it from the ground up, or it is your main source of income. Letting your former spouse take your business away should not be an option. Our firm has represented numerous clients who have hired us to fight for their company, and our understanding of the process has helped immensely. Let us do the same for you.


You will need business valuation before getting divorced since you need to know exactly how much it is worth prior to dividing it. Even if you plan to keep it all through negotiation, you will need to find out what it is worth so that you can give your spouse the equivalent in other assets.

Perhaps the valuation process is already complete, but you do not agree with the results. If so, we can help. Whether you simply think the business is worth more, or have another issue with the process, we can assist you until you are satisfied with the outcome.

One example of a common problem is that the business owner does not think the spouse is entitled to this asset, and should therefore be given very little of it. Another possibility is that the business owner believes it should mostly be categorized as an asset to be divided, not an income stream, or perhaps it’s the other way around.

Either way, we know how to ensure your business is divided fairly, taking both your preferences and divorce rules into consideration. We can talk to experts who perform business valuation frequently so that your company is treated properly during divorce.


Throughout the entire process, we always keep in mind how important each client’s business is. If you do not wish to divide it with your spouse, we will do everything possible to help you get this outcome. If negotiations do not work, we are prepared to go to trial to fight for your business. We have years of experience in the courtroom, so we know how to achieve the results we need.

If you are ready to save your business from your spouse during your New York divorce, call us today to start your case. We look forward to helping you protect what you have worked so hard for.

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