Hidden Assets in Divorce

February 13, 2010 | Divorce, Legal Perspective, Marital Property

Icon for author Brian Vertz Brian Vertz

The South Carolina Family Law Blog contains a great list of frequently-overlooked or hidden assets in divorce. Some of the more interesting items are:

1.Frequent flyer mileage
2.Security deposits (e.g., utilities, car lease)
8.Unused vacation, sick leave
10.Income tax refunds
11.Income tax capital loss carry-forwards
24.Burial plots
34.Options to purchase property
35.Unpaid commissions on deals set to close
39.Taxes prepaid

In our area, don’t forget about subsurface mineral rights, another overlooked asset.

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