A contested family law matter brings about certain IT security risks that may not seem obvious now, but may present grave problems in the future if they are overlooked. As family law attorneys, our job is to alert our clients - and potential clients - to these risks. Consider the following suggestions:
Many people facing a divorce and an allocation-equitable division of their property mistakenly believe that the way a particular piece of property, a car, a time share or a vacation home is titled determines who will be awarded the item. Often the spouse who is not actively engaged in a business believes that since the stock or membership interest in the business is in the other spouse's name, that spouse must necessarily be awarded the business.