Lee Rosen, retired divorce attorney and founder of the Rosen Law Firm, gives you an overview of entrepreneur divorce and the resources you’ll find on this site.
I’m Lee Rosen, this is the Entrepreneur Divorce Center. Being a business owner creates special issues as you go through a divorce. Your lifestyle is just different. You may find that you’re traveling all the time, that you’re working all the time, whatever your scenario is, it wreaks havoc on a marriage. It’s not at all unusual for business owners to go through divorce, we deal with it all of the time. Being an entrepreneur, being a business owner can create special issues as you go through this process.
Owning a business is another asset that needs to be divided and you may find that because of your work or travel schedule, dealing with your children creates special or unique challenges. There are a multitude of issues that you’re going to deal with that many people just don’t have to address as they go through the process.
You’ve come to the right place for help with dealing with those issues. When it comes to property division, you’re dealing with unique issues. Are you going to end up running your business? Are you going to end up sharing ownership with your spouse? That can be awkward and difficult after a divorce. Are you going to have special arrangements made to deal with investors in the company as you go through the divorce. Lots of issues for business owners when it comes to property division.
Alimony, same thing, are you going to have to pay alimony even if you’re in a start up phase and not drawing a significant income from the business? Are you eligible to receive alimony as you go through this process? You deal with those same issues when it comes to child support too because your income may be uncertain and difficult. Child custody, well, if your work schedule doesn’t permit a 50-50 arrangement, we’re going to have to come up with something different and something special.
Obviously, there are a multitude of unusual and unique issues for business owners that just don’t come up in the average divorce. That’s the sort of thing you’ll learn about here at the center. That’s why we gather here in this center all of the information you’ll need. You’re going to find answers to your questions, detailed articles for business owners, other videos, forms, all sorts of resources that will get you through this process step-by-step so that you aren’t left in a lurch.