Q: I'm going through a divorce that's been getting dragged out with no mediation date getting scheduled. With the case
Getting drawn out, is my ex entitled to more equity in my company if it was only a few months old when they filed for divorced and I moved out? Or do they only look at revenue and sales for those few months? It's now 6 months after moving out with a lot more income. Marriage was only 3 years
A: You can agree to mediate at any time that you like. If the court has not ordered it, you can mediate privately and the mediator can provide you with a certificate of mediation if you do not reach agreement. Divorce actions can take some time, particularly if they are contested. Marital property is that acquired during the marriage and is not limited to what was acquired prior to one party moving out. Though for equitable distribution purposes if the other spouse is not contributing to operating the business after one party moved out, you can make that argument. You should consult with an attorney.
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