All the ex-spouses who tried to hide assets in offshore bank accounts are so last century. I’m Amy E. Feldman.
We are right in the middle of the busiest period for divorce filings, which are historically eighteen percent higher in the month following Valentine’s Day than any other month of the year. What is relatively new in the all is fair in love and war front: a Pew Research study found that thirty percent of Americans under thirty have bought or used cryptocurrency and like any other asset, it must be split in a divorce. But it’s harder to track because it can be bought on exchanges that hide a user’s identity.
That’s why an increasing number of experts specialize in tracking down cryptocurrency assets. Divorce lawyers are asking clients questions like: Is the spouse very tech savvy? Has the spouse ever owned cryptocurrency? And what electronic devices does the spouse own to see any records that your soon-to-be-ex might be hiding.