Family Law & Mediation

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Assisting in the Financial Settlement of Marital Dissolution

Divorce is a difficult process for everyone. Our goal is to assist clients in the timely and efficient settlement of their marital dissolution. While our forensic accountants can provide expert testimony when needed, we pay constant attention to the “cost-benefit” relationship surrounding the many issues that may arise. Being “ready for trial” is often the key to securing a good settlement.

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We provide a wide range of services in connection with marital dissolutions, such as:

  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Property Settlement and Equalization Analyses
  • Post-Separation Accountings
  • Business Valuation for All Types of Business and Professional Practices
  • Income Available for Support
  • Imputing Income on Assets
  • Hidden Income Searches
  • Guideline Child Support/ DissoMaster Calculations
  • Temporary Spousal Support Analysis
  • Permanent Spousal Support (FC 4320 Factors)
  • Deviations from Guideline Child Support (for High-Earners)
  • Marital Standard of Living
  • Separate Property Tracings
  • Property Characterization
  • Credits (Watts, Epstein)
  • Reimbursement Tracings
  • Apportionment Calculations for the Following:
  • Real Estate (e.g. Moore / Marsden computations)
  • Businesses and Professional Practices (e.g. Pereira / Van Camp)
  • Stock Options
  • Pensions
  • 401Ks
  • IRAs
  • Bonuses
  • Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation
  • Assistance With Schedule of Assets and Debts and Supporting Exhibits
  • Assistance With Income and Expense Declarations
  • Diversion of Assets/ Fraud Investigations/ Misappropriations
  • Supportive Expert Declarations
  • Requests for Production of Documents
  • Assistance With Special Interrogatories
  • Assistance With Cross-Examination Questions for Financial Experts

Our interactive Property Settlement and Equalization Payment Analysis Spreadsheet is an invaluable tool in negotiating settlements. Regular communication with legal counsel for both parties ensures that each has input into the scope and direction of our services.