Discovery: Finding Hidden Assets in a Divorce

Ms. Markham quoted in "Discovery: Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce" on Avvo stories.

"When working through the discovery, family law attorney Jessica Markham of  takes her lead from the client. “If they feel they know where the assets are located and don’t want to turn over every stone, that’s fine with me,” she says. “If they aren’t sure what’s out there, then I conduct discovery with their input on how many years to back to look.”

Markham explains that discovery may be particularly appropriate for marriages with a culture of secrecy and mistrust, an attitude of “mine versus yours,” or a business with “not-so-neat” books. “In those cases,” says Markham, “full discovery often yields significant results.” "

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