Cryptocurrencies and “blockchain” technology may or may not be the wave of the future, but they are an increasingly commonly-held “asset” class – and one that will have to be dealt with in equitable distribution, and in divorces in general. As usual, the law tends to lag behind technology, meaning there are few if any published opinions on this subject. This article will attempt to address basic principles that may apply to this volatile and burgeoning class of assets.
Divorce in the Age of Bitcoin
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