Uncovering Hidden Assets in an Arizona Divorce Takes Experience, Says Divorce Attorneys at Family Law Firm Corso Law Group

Scottsdale, Ariz. – The experienced family law attorneys at Corso Law Group know that having an attorney well-versed in family law is essential in any Arizona divorce case, especially cases in which a husband or wife may suspect that their spouse is hiding assets from the divorce settlement.

Corso Law Group attorneys work hard every day to uncover such hidden assets in Arizona divorce cases.

“We know that for any divorce settlement to work, it must be fair,” said Christopher P. Corso, founding partner of Corso Law Group. “And nothing makes a divorce more contentious than when a person’s spouse is attempting to hide assets that belong to both parties.”

The term “hidden assets” refers to money or items with a monetary value that may be kept by a person in undisclosed locations or transferred to another person or entity for a period of time with the intention of transferring it back at some future date.

According to Corso, hidden assets can be any number of things, such as undisclosed deposit boxes, bank accounts, retirement accounts, stocks, savings bonds, donations made to fictitious charities, or real property, such as antiques, valuable artwork, real estate, cars, boats, valuable collectibles, etc.

Persons owning their own businesses can also find creative means to keep cash from a spouse during a divorce, such as paying non-existent employees, paying family members and friends for work not completed or overpaying for work done, and accepting cash payment for services without rendering a receipt.

It can be difficult to find hidden assets but there are proven methods for discovering hidden assets according to Corso.

“Through litigation, attorneys can take a formal deposition, a legal interview that may call on testimony from your spouse’s employer, employees, work partners, payroll supervisor, etc. to help reveal hidden assets,” Corso said. “Forensic accountants and private investigators may also be hired to review spending and accounting practices to construct a full picture of a spouse’s financial situation.”

If you suspect that your spouse may be hiding assets from you and/or your children, contact the family law attorneys at Corso Law Group today for a free, confidential consultation.

“As a rule, we stress both a personal touch with all of our clients and a commitment to delivering the fairest results,” Corso said. “Our approach to practicing law begins and ends with making sure each and every client receives the most professional representation possible.”

In addition to hidden assets cases, the experienced attorneys at Corso Law Group handle all types of Arizona family law cases, including Arizona divorce issues such as child custody, child support, alimony disputes, divorce mediation, spousal support issues and visitation rights.

The experienced family law attorneys at Corso Law Group serve clients throughout Arizona, including the cities of Ahwatukee, Avondale, Buckeye, Chandler, El Mirage, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sun City, Surprise, Tempe, Tolleson and Youngtown.

To schedule a free consultation, please visit www.corsolawgroup.com or call (480) 471-4616. Corso Law Group, PLLC is located at 14500 N. Northsight Blvd., Suite 116 in Scottsdale, Arizona, 85260.

Long Labor Day Weekend Can Mean More Arizona DUIs, Arizona DUI Lawyers Say

Scottsdale, Ariz. – While Labor Day means the end of summer, the experienced DUI lawyers at Corso Law Group know it can also mean the beginning of a very costly DUI mistake for many Arizonans.

“Arizona’s DUI laws are very tough,” said Christopher P. Corso, of Corso Law Group. “The penalties can be severe, jail time is required and a DUI conviction can cost you your job.”

Corso should know from experience the problems that can arise from long holiday weekends. Both attorneys previously prosecuted DUIs, DWIs and OUIs for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Combined, the two Arizona DUI lawyers have handled more than 15,000 DUI cases as prosecutors and defense attorneys. They know first-hand the seriousness of a DUI citation.

The statistics support their claims. While Labor Day 2011 arrests were down, law enforcement attributed it to less enforcement. Two years ago, 1,407 Arizonans were cited for DUIs while more than 1,200 were cited in 2009, up 46.6 percent from 2008, according to the State of Arizona.

“DUIs are a serious mistake that no one can afford to make,” Corso said. “Anyone facing an Arizona DUI charge needs the experience of an aggressive DUI lawyer fighting on their side.”

Experience matters in defending Arizona DUI cases, according to Corso Law Group. Arizona law requires that any person found guilty of drinking and driving (even a first offense) serve jail time. And DUI convictions can also include extensive fines up to $2,500, suspension of driving privileges and the installation of an ignition interlock device – even for first offenders.

Afterward, repercussions may continue to follow DUI offenders.

“A DUI conviction can follow you indefinitely,” Corso said. “In the short-term, losing your license can cost you your job, and in the long-term it can continue to do so when a potential employer conducts a background check.”

In addition to DUIs and DWIs, Corso Law Group handles a myriad of criminal cases, including domestic violence defense, possession of drugs, felony drug charges, photo radar, criminal speeding, disorderly conduct and marijuana possession.

The Arizona DUI attorneys at Corso Law Group do everything in their power to protect defendant’s families and advocate for their rights. They have the experience and expertise to deal with DUI charges in Arizona and will fight to get the charges dismissed and preserve their family.

Every DUI defense case in Arizona is different, however, and the outcome is dependent upon the specific facts and circumstances surrounding the DUI charges, which makes having an experienced Arizona DUI defense attorney even more important.

Corso Law Group has quickly built a reputation for its vigorous defense of clients, using its lawyers’ previous experience with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and other prosecutorial agencies to assist its clients with their criminal defense cases.

In addition to DUI defense, Corso Law Group handles all criminal defense cases, including domestic violence defense, possession of drugs, felony drug charges, photo radar, criminal speeding, disorderly conduct and marijuana possession.

The experienced Arizona DUI lawyers at Corso Law Group serve clients throughout Arizona, including the cities of Ahwatukee, Avondale, Buckeye, Chandler, El Mirage, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sun City, Surprise, Tempe, Tolleson and Youngtown.

To schedule a free consultation, please visit www.corsolawgroup.com or call (480) 471-4616. Corso Law Group, PLLC is located at 14500 N. Northsight Blvd., Suite 116 in Scottsdale, Arizona, 85260.