Income Included in Spousal Support Calculations

What sources of income are commonly included when calculating spousal support in a divorce case? While the specifics vary by jurisdiction, in general the courts will commonly consider: wages, investment income, business income, rental income, and royalties. Tracy talks in this video about why it is important to have a …

Bankruptcy Services Provided by a Forensic Accountant

In this short video, Tracy talks about some of the services a forensic accountant could provide in a bankruptcy case. These services could include: Tracing of funds through bank accounts Looking for hidden income and assets Evaluating expenditures to determine whether they were proper (as it relates to the bankruptcy) …

Role of a Financial Expert in a Family Law Case

A financial expert’s assistance with the discovery process can be invaluable to the family law attorney. By virtue of the expert’s familiarity with personal and business financial documents, the financial expert can play an important role in the discovery process.  He or she can help with the following: Determining which …

Financial Investigations With High Volumes of Data

Cases with high volumes of bank data, such as money laundering, high net worth divorce, securities fraud, Ponzi schemes, tax fraud, and white collar crime, present special challenges for forensic accountants. High volumes of financial data can be overwhelming. How do you manage the data? How do you ensure the …