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Northern Virginia Divorce Lawyers Helping Victims of Marital Fraud

Marital fraud, or the intentional hiding of assets, will result in punishment by the court. The problem is that marital fraud can be difficult to detect. An experienced lawyer can recognize situations where marital fraud may be present. Common examples of marital fraud include:

  • Money or asset transfers to family members
  • Lying on disclosure sheet
  • Falsifying important financial documents
  • Lost money or assets from gambling, prostitution or adulterous relationships

The divorce lawyers at Becker, Kellogg & Berry, P.C., have extensive financial and tax experience that assists them in recognizing marriage fraud. We work to catch marriage fraud and also protect you from it in the future. A divorce is challenging enough without the stress of a spouse intentionally hiding assets or not reporting income. Contact our firm to speak with skilled divorce attorneys.

Divorce Requires Thorough Examination of Financial Documents

The amount of documents and statements that are used in divorce proceedings make it difficult to uncover hidden assets. A spouse may even falsify documents to reduce the appearance of assets or income. If your spouse has engaged in fraud, you will be able to demand your rightful share.

We pay close attention to all financial documents in a divorce. We are detail-oriented because we know that it protects our clients from marriage fraud. The lawyers at our firm are experienced courtroom advocates and are prepared to challenge a divorce or support award that was based on marital fraud.

Trustworthy Lawyers Discovering Hidden Business Assets

A deceitful spouse may hide assets in a shared-business by putting profits into hidden business accounts that are hard to trace. Your spouse may think that he or she will never be caught. We know how to recognize hidden business assets from reviewing tax documents, business statements and bank statements. We handle divorces with businesses and real estate assets so we know how to read and analyze important business statements for marital fraud.

When we suspect hidden business assets, we may seek the advice of a forensic accountant who is trained to examine all business documents for accounting errors. We handle the complex details of a divorce with a small business to prevent you from falling victim to hidden business profits.

Contact the trusted divorce lawyers at Becker, Kellogg & Berry, P.C. We will work with you to determine whether your spouse is committing marital fraud. Our Springfield, Virginia, law offices are easily accessible from I-395 and I-66, as well as I-95 and the Capital Beltway.

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