Boulder Attorney For Executive Compensation And Divorce
When a divorce involves a business owner, a licensed professional such as a doctor or lawyer, or a highly compensated business executive, the division of marital property can quickly become complex. Deferred income, pensions, bonuses, stock options, ownership shares and other forms of compensation may be subject to equitable distribution.
I am family law attorney Tucker M. Katz, and I have represented highly compensated executives as well as spouses of executives in divorce cases involving disputes over complex holdings and executive compensation.
I understand the unique issues involved and how to protect your rights and interests. Often, I am able resolve matters through negotiations and avoid prolonged litigation. I have a thorough understanding of a broad variety of components in compensation packages that may be subject to marital property division. These include:
- Executive compensation
- Executive stock option plans
- Executive stock purchase plans
- Retirement benefits
- Employee profit-sharing plans
- Pension funds
- Defined benefit plans
- Executive bonus
Put A Divorce Lawyer Who Is Knowledgeable About Your Rights In Your Corner
I work with an established network of knowledgeable accountants and financial specialists who are able to accurately value complex financial holdings in order to ensure that my clients secure their proper share.
I have a thorough understanding of Colorado case law that differentiates when a stock option or other component of an executive’s compensation is marital property and when it is not. I have successfully argued this issue before a panel of the Colorado Court of Appeals.
I will make sure you are aware of every option, from the Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) to tax liabilities to any military pensions or benefits that may apply. You will be as informed as possible, in order to make informed decisions concerning your future.