by Richard Schioppo
Cryptocurrency investors are over 95% male. The United States ranks 3rd in the world (behind South Korea and Japan) in the nearly $500 BILLION in crypto-asset holdings. Spouses are hiding money here — but unlike secret bank or brokerage accounts, a subpoena WILL NOT likely uncover crypto-assets.
So, for more transparency in any future matrimonial discovery requests regarding financial assets, please speak with your lawyer about this matter about including the following language as a standalone category in your documents:
“All statements reflecting the purchase, sale, or holding of any cryptocurrencies or digital assets (e.g., Bitcoin, Ether, ICOs) either on regulated American exchanges (e.g., Coinbase, Gemini), international exchanges (e.g., Binance, Bitfinex), or on personal wallets (e.g., Trezor, LedgerX).”
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