While the cost of lifestyle maintenance is often talked about, it is not always treated with all of the financial acumen and weight that it should be. A lifestyle analysis is a crucial part of any high-asset divorce, particularly when one spouse is a high earner and the other one is not. A complete and detailed forensic account of how the money was spent over the course of the marriage can go a long way toward helping both spouses reach a fair conclusion.
The consideration of your lifestyle will play a part in your financial future as it will affect what property and support if any, you receive, as well as the distribution of debts and other liabilities from the marriage. Naturally, this is an area that you need to make sure receives its proper focus during the proceedings. Your attorney will work to ensure that you are able to maintain your lifestyle after your divorce without immediately facing a financial struggle.