High Net Worth Property Division in Orange County, CA

When the financial stakes are high in your divorce, it is important to employ the skills of an experienced divorce attorney. Attorney Edwin Fahlen represents clients in complex high net worth property division disputes and we do so promptly, discreetly and professionally.

Professional office buildingThe Law Office of Edwin Fahlen and has been handling divorces for 27 years. Ed has experience handling accounting, forensic accounting, business and financial matters for clients involved in complex property division or the division of a business or professional practice.

Edwin’s reputation of honest and ethical representation works for his clients because lawyers representing the other spouse are more inclined to work with Ed to hear and understand our client’s viewpoint when negotiating settlements. That said, when necessary, Edwin Fahlen will fight to protect your rights and position in court.

Skilled Legal Representation for High Net Worth Divorce Clients

High net worth divorce clients have often launched and grown now-thriving businesses or have professional practices. Needless to say, such divorce clients are anxious and worried about losing control over their business or practice. Ed Fahlen offers divorce clients the skilled legal representation they require with so much on the line. Ed gets to work quickly to brainstorm options with his clients that can be presented as fair solutions during settlement negotiations rather than using nuclear options like immediate aggressive litigation that can result in counter-productive, overly emotional, protracted, and costly litigation. Better to start with honey before reaching for a hammer. That said, Ed is no shrinking violet when aggressive litigation is necessary.

Helping Spouses of High Net Worth Individuals

For more than 25 years, Ed Fahlen has been representing high net worth clients and their spouses in complex divorce cases involving significant marital estates from his Orange County office. If you are the spouse of a successful professional, business owner or investor, Ed Fahlen has access to experts such as appraisers and certified forensic accountants who can identify, track down and evaluate assets such as homes, investment properties, businesses, fractional business interests, retirement benefits and other assets (acknowledged or hidden); then catalog and value those assets and the cash flow and profits. Once assets are identified Ed can help you devise the best strategy for pursuing your rights and interests in those properties, businesses and cash flow.


Our law firm will aggressively fight to get you the fair and equitable property division share that you deserve. We will investigate and examine all business interests, properties, and assets that you may be entitled to receive in your high net worth divorce including:

  • Family-owned businesses
  • Investment properties
  • Stock portfolios
  • Investment accounts
  • Pensions and stock options
  • Residential properties
  • Temporary Orders to Protect Your Interests

Hidden Assets, Properties, Investments & Accounts

In contentious and adversarial high net worth divorce cases, sometimes a spouse will attempt to sell off or hide assets, purposefully cause a business operation to seem be (temporarily) unprofitable and other deceptive tactics. In such cases, it is important to act quickly to protect your interests. Temporary court orders can be issued to prevent your spouse from selling or abusing property or business interests. Similarly, temporary orders can be issued to force your spouse to pay certain critical bills, debts or attorney’s fees. Ed Fahlen can assist you in seeking temporary protection of your rights and community property assets.

Free Introductory Meeting

Orange County Divorce Attorney Edwin FahlenI encourage you to reach out to make that free introductory meeting with me by calling (714) 395-5669. There is absolutely no pressure whatsoever. Typically, people will want to sit down with a divorce attorney to discuss their current circumstance and to learn of their options. I am pleased to offer this complementary legal service to residents of Orange County and beyond.

If it is late at night or inconvenient to call me, please email me using my CONTACT US form on the left side of the screen. This form comes directly to my desk. I will contact you the minute I see it.

Conveniently located in Fountain Valley

We are located off the 405 Freeway. Here is a picture of my office building and a Google Map to get your bearings.

Law Offices of Edwin Fahlen