The thing about marriage is that you expect it to last forever, but sometimes the fairy tale ends. Whether you are in your 30s or your 60s, the sting of divorce feels everlasting. However, the older women get divorced, the more likely they will risk poverty more than the men they married. Our attorneys at the Law Offices of Stephanie L. Mahdavi in Westlake Village are very aware of the sensitivity that comes with high assets divorce. We know that you are more than your assets. You are a human going through a traumatic experience. We are here to help and protect you when you feel the most vulnerable.
Until the world recognizes women’s power, we are left in a society that enriches men and devalues women. Women in divorce may find themselves struggling to understand what they need financially and how to get it. We have decided to provide some helpful hints to understand why you need sophisticated attorneys like us to help you through this process.
When a man and woman enter divorce, the woman can expect a 30% decline in her standard of living, whereas the man may only see 10%. There are various reasons for this. The most common is that men are typically the forefront in the business sector while women take care of domestic issues like the household and raise them. These heart giving occupations have no stipend or salary like a usual business. Therefore, it is harder to calculate what a woman gives. However, we are here to make sure that you can manage the property and acquire the cash necessary to maintain the properties.
Don’t be scared to take command of your finances. As long practicing attorneys, we have dealt with many clients and situations. We understand the needs. However, as your attorneys, we will do all we can to ensure that legally you are getting the best representation. However, if we can work with a financial advisor, it can bolster our chances of getting you the result you need. Do not hesitate to talk to a financial advisor and us to get the best outcome you are looking for.
As attorneys, we know that divorce is much more than paperwork. It is memories. It is trauma. It is emotional. We are here to guide you the best we can and not judge you for any emotion that comes with the territory. We know that with every decision comes a financial cost. We are here to help mitigate that cost.