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You think it’s a fairly simple case. Both spouses are W-2 wage earners; there are no closely held businesses to value, no rental properties, no unusual investments. The parties have a marital home, a vacation home, and a substantial amount of liquidity in bank and brokerage accounts. Simple, right?