Division of Assets


Equitable Division of Assets in Connecticut Complex Divorce

High net-worth divorce in Greenwich, Connecticut

In an equitable distribution state like Connecticut, it’s not enough to present a detailed accounting of the marital estate; you must also construct a compelling narrative that argues the fairness of your case. The goal is to assist the parties or the court to the fairest workable solution. The Law Office of Thomas M. Shanley, P.C. has more than 30 plus years’ experience negotiating and litigating complex divorce cases. Our sophisticated boutique law firm incorporates the best practices of larger firms and places them at our fingertips. The result is thorough representation that is extremely well-prepared and which generates consistently positive results at trial and on appeal. Excellence in practice has earned firm founder Thomas Shanley an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating available. He has been recognized in CT Super Lawyer Magazine, New England’s Super Lawyer Section of Top Attorneys, Top Lawyer in New Canaan, Darien Magazine, and the “Top 522 Attorneys in 67 Practice Areas,” November 2010, Top Lawyers Section of November 2012 Greenwich Magazine.

Difficult valuations made clear and comprehensible

One of the greatest obstacles to equitable distribution is getting an accurate valuation of ongoing business enterprises. Current value is often debatable and future worth highly speculative. The Law Office of Thomas M. Shanley, P.C. has a record of success making favorable valuations of assets such as:

  • Complex real estate
  • Entertainment royalties and residuals
  • Executive compensation packages
  • Executive severance packages
  • Family businesses
  • Family trusts
  • Hedge fund interest
  • Private equity holdings

The Law Office of Thomas M. Shanley, P.C. has represented people of means and their spouses, from mid-management level to senior partners in legal and accounting firms, asset managers, corporate executives, producers and directors of award-winning entertainment, world-renowned designers, as well as television and sports personalities. The more you have riding on the disposition of your property, the more you need an experienced and dedicated complex divorce attorney.

Skilled Connecticut litigation attorney who cares about his clients

Thomas M. Shanley is a highly respected litigator known for polished and professional court presentations. Mr. Shanley takes a personalized and caring approach to each case he undertakes. His clients deal directly with him, and are never passed down the line to an associate. Mr. Shanley takes his ethical duties very seriously, especially the duty of confidentiality, and employs special precautions to safeguard the privacy of his clients. Mr. Shanley makes every effort to be accessible to his clients. His use of sophisticated technology for legal research, record keeping and communication allows him to serve and respond to his clients in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

Contact a preeminent Greenwich, Connecticut complex divorce lawyer

To schedule an appointment with The Law Office of Thomas M. Shanley, P.C., call us at 203.622.9004 or contact our Downtown Greenwich office online.

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