Business Asset Division

What is Business Asset Division?

Business Asset Division is an area of family law that requires careful attention and analysis.  Often, expert witnesses are consulted who specialize in business appraisal and valuation are needed in these matters.  The form of the business, whether it is a family-owned business, a closely held corporation, or a so-called subchapter “S” or “C” corporation are all important factors.  

Massachusetts presently follows the Bernier rule in certain circumstances, which some experts in this state consider as a situation resulting in business asset overvaluation.  Complex business asset valuation and complex business asset division are cases where experience, knowledge, and a tie-in to well-respected expert consultants are key to an equitable outcome.

Salem, MA Divorce Attorney John G. DiPiano is Experienced in Business Asset Division

Salem Family Law Attorney John G. DiPiano has many years of experience as a Divorce Asset Valuation Lawyer, inclusive of Business Asset Valuation and Division.  He has worked with experts, including forensic accounting experts, business valuation experts, appraisers and accountants in successfully negotiating and litigation the division of assets in the context of divorce.  He has been invited to lecture on the subject of Complex Asset Division for the National Business Institute. If you need a Greater Boston asset division Attorney, please contact Attorney DiPiano for your consultation.

Prepare for your consultation

Many attorneys will typically ask clients to prepare a packet full of files for their first consultation, including tax returns, financial statements, information on marital property and more.

When you work with Attorney DiPiano, you can expect a different type of meeting.

An initial consultation with Attorney DiPiano is meant as an opportunity for you to get to know each other and define the issues that are most important to you, to provide information and education as to what you may expect from the divorcing process and to establish a plan for moving forward in a manner that is organized and cost-effective.

You can expect to discuss your needs as a client based on your individual situation, and will develop a tailored strategy that suits your case.  

If you are interested in learning more about Attorney DiPiano’s approach to initial consultations, read this post.

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Contact Attorney John G. DiPiano’s office at (978)877-5159 or send an email to to schedule your consultation.