4 ‘Hidden’ Assets You’ll Need to Account for in Divorce

Untangling family finances during divorce can take some digging. Your spouse may have assets that aren’t top of mind (restricted stock or Bitcoin, anyone?), and they might be tough to value or split up.

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The house. The bank accounts. The retirement funds.

For those going through divorce, these are the usual suspects when it comes to the division of assets. But there’s more, including what I call the “hidden assets,” which are those assets you and your spouse have that you might not think about every day.

Here are four so-called hidden assets that you must dig into and address when getting divorced.

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Tonya Graser Smith is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, licensed North Carolina attorney and founder of GraserSmith, PLLC (opens in new tab), in Charlotte, N.C. She focuses her practice on divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, prenuptial agreements and other family law matters.