Divorce Financial Analysis: Investigating Business Interests

When a spouse owns a business, it can create some of the most complicated financial issues in a divorce. It is extremely important to dive into the financial records of the business in order to value it and to determine where the money is REALLY going. Tracy Coenen and Miles …

Divorce Financial Analysis: Disappearing Income and Asset Values

This article was originally printed in the ABA Section of Family Law eNewsletter, January 2013. We’ve all seen it before: A spouse owns and operates one or more businesses. Divorce is filed, and the “out” spouse is told that the businesses have little or no value. Further, there is no …

Why a Lifestyle Analysis Is So Important in Divorce

In the early stages of divorce, clients are required to complete financial affidavits, financial declarations, or other similarly titled disclosures.  The importance of an accurate disclosure of assets, liabilities, and income is obvious. Yet many clients are unable to accurately prepare this financial information. Particularly in high net worth divorces, …