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Worcester High Net-Worth Divorce Lawyers

Protecting the Rights & Interests of Hanover & Westborough Residents

Every divorce has the potential to be complicated and when a divorcing couple has significant assets, the stakes are even higher. For the wealthier couples ending their marriage in Worcester, a high net-worth divorce lawyer is essential to protecting each party’s interests. With over 35 combined years of exclusive family law experience, our legal team at O’Connor Family Law can apply our knowledge to protect your assets and prepare you for success after divorce.

Schedule your initial consultation by calling (774) 214-2137 or filling out our online form.

What Assets Are Presented During a High Net-Worth Divorce?

All assets held within a marriage that were used or accrued during the marriage will usually need to be considered within a final distribution. In addition to commonly divided assets such as bank accounts and retirement funds, wealthy divorcing couples may have to address unique types of property.

The most common assets that are addressed in high net-worth divorces for Worcester couples include:

  • Business interests
  • Restricted stock units (RSUs)
  • Vested or unvested stocks
  • Credit card points and rewards
  • Valuable items such as art collections, jewelry, yachts and recreational vehicles
  • Property held in trusts
  • Private or boarding school expenses

These types of assets require additional skill in knowing the best way to divide them during a divorce. A high assistance of a forensic accountant to ensure that all assets are discovered and accounted for, including the value of any overseas accounts, businesses, or property. When assets are so valuable, varied, and numerous, there is often additional conflict among divorcing spouses in Worcester. Our high net-worth divorce lawyers can stand by your side throughout this fight, supporting you in seeking the divorce terms you deserve.

Many couples who entered the marriage already in a healthy financial position will have had prenuptial agreements drafted. When there is a valid prenuptial agreement, the provisions of this agreement may significantly impact the financial interests of one or both partners during divorce proceedings. If the prenuptial agreement was not drafted correctly, there may be additional hearings surrounding the validity of the prenup. A divorce lawyer with a history of handling high net-worth marriage dissolutions can investigate marital assets and use their experience to negotiate an amicable settlement or fight for your rights within the courtroom.

High-Value Property Division

Once divorce proceedings start, some couples choose to form an agreement with the other party quickly regarding how property should be divided. This property settlement agreement is then presented to a judge for inclusion in the divorce decree. Other couples cannot come to an agreement and must move forward in court without first having an agreement. Either way, it’s important that you understand your rights or what liabilities you may face with the division of your property. We know that the assets from your marriage often have more than monetary value; property such as homes, cars, boats, and other expensive items can have a great deal of meaning and significance. During your divorce, our legal team can apply our firsthand experience to help you get a scope of the assets you could carry away after a settlement.

We Can Help You Receive a Fair Share of Your Marital Assets

Are If your marriage involves extensive assets and you are facing a divorce in Worcester, a high net-worth divorce lawyer will be the ally you need. At O’Connor Family Law, we provide creative solutions to your divorce so conflict can be settled as quickly as possible, and you can move on with your life in a position for success. You don’t need to settle for less than what you are owed.

What Our Clients Say

Divorce Is Not a Loss - See How Some of Our Clients Have Overcome Their Situations.
  • My representation was far more superior than my ex-husbands.

    “Ms. O’Connor is all about the details because that’s what wins cases. Heather represented me in my divorce case and from the moment we first talked until the moment we went to court, she did not miss a single detail.”

    - Vicki
  • Thank you, Heather!

    “Heather immediately got the restraining order thrown out and helped me rebuild my relationship with my kids. I am now back in my marital with full custody of my kids.”

    - Jim
  • Attorney O’Connor is a professional and compassionate attorney.

    “Attorney O’Connor is a professional and compassionate attorney. She will fight for your children’s rights and yours. Attorney O’Connor is someone you need on your team when you have a complex case, she is not afraid.”

    - James
  • I would definitely recommend her.

    “She did an excellent job with a support modification, and was amazing in court!! I would definitely recommend her to anyone going through what I went through!! Thanks again Heather!!!”

    - Raymond
  • Heather is brilliant.

    Heather is brilliant. Her advice has been invaluable. She has an enormous heart and truly cares about people.”

    - Former Client
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How We Operate

Empowering You to Move Forward 
  • Education

    We don't believe in telling you what to do. Our team's goal is to educate and provide you with favorable options so that you feel empowered to choose the best outcome for yours and your family's needs. 

  • Team-Focused

    When you work with our firm you become part of a collaborative team. You can rest assured that you have a team of two attorneys and a paralegal behind you, who are always up to date on your case. 

  • Compassionate & Aggressive

    When it comes to divorce amicability is our first step - when that doesn't work, we are not afraid to throw on the gloves. As seasoned litigators, we understand that litigation is not a game; it is fighting for justice for you and your children.

Helping You Make the Best Out of Your Situation

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