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Your business is worth more than just its market price.

Business owners who are involved in a divorce are often required to divide assets and value of the business. At Shigo Law Firm, P.A., we know that the true value of a business lies beyond its market price and involves many other factors. That is why our business law attorneys are highly experienced in family and divorce laws as well. We strive to protect the business and assets of each of our clients during their difficult divorce.

Expert Business Valuation Attorneys in Gainesville

Thomas and Lynne Shigo are committed to providing expert representation in the complex matters of divorce and business valuation. Our firm has represented all types of business owners across the State of Florida, from entrepreneurs and small business owners to corporate and industry leaders, as well as other professionals with extensive assets and a higher net worth.

Our attorneys always meet with our clients personally so that we can determine the best course of action, with defined goals, in order to protect their interests in the best possible ways. We are knowledgeable in the valuation of many types of businesses, including:

  • Sole Proprietorships
  • General Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Family-Owned Businesses
  • Businesses with multiple shareholders and investments such as stocks and funds

Just a few of the types of businesses that we have encountered while handling the equitable distribution include doctor's offices, medical practices, real estate agencies, law firms, construction companies and a variety of small businesses.

While the business valuation attorneys of Shigo Law Firm are tenacious when it comes to fighting to protect a client's business, we are also respectful and understanding of the emotional stress that a client can experience during the ending of a marriage. Whether a client's divorce is uncontested, contested or involves a custody battle or alimony, the situation is often more complex than many realize. You can trust our attorneys to act with your best interests in mind so that your personal and professional assets can be protected.

Contact Valuation Attorneys with a Proven Record of Success

In a divorce, assets are often equitably divided. In order to do so, however, the court must be presented with a complete listing of assets and the worth of those assets. Our attorneys are experienced in determining the true value of a business by taking into consideration its market value, potential for earnings, investments made and more. With a team of trusted forensic accountants, tax attorneys and certified public accountants, our law firm is able to truly determine the value of any business and provide that information to our clients and the court.

For clients who own a business with their spouse, a divorce can be devastating. Not only is a personal relationship coming to a close, but a professional relationship may be ending as well. While it is typical for both parties to want to do what's best for the business, determining an equitable division of the business can lead to emotional and stressful situations. With a qualified business valuation attorney from Shigo Law Firm present for negotiations, mediation and trial, a valuation for divorce can be completed faster so that all parties may come to an agreement.

If you are going through a divorce, it is best to acquire representation early. Don't wait until negotiations become uncivil, and don't let a spouse's attorney tell you what your business is worth. Trust a business valuation and divorce attorney from Shigo Law Firm, P.A., in Gainesville or Ocala, to protect your business assets and determine equitable distribution after valuation.


The Shigo Law Firm is committed to answering your questions about business law, business, succession, estate planning, probate, tax law, social security benefits, and workers' compensation issues in Florida.

We offer a free consultation and we'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Gainesville Office
4001 West Newberry Road, #E4
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 338-1988
(888) 573-6257 (fax)
Ocala Office
2801 SW College Road, Suite I
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 369-3476
(888) 573-6257, (fax)