Divorce Cases: Uncovering Critical Information in Tax Returns and Financial Statements
Discovery Strategies, Analyzing Tax Returns and Financial Documents, Using Financial Experts
Note: CPE credit is not offered on this program
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide family law counsel with strategies to utilize tax returns and financial statements during a divorce case. The panel will focus on appropriate discovery methods to obtain information, explain how to get the most out of your analysis of tax returns and financial documents, and outline the best approaches for using financial experts.
- Income tax returns
- Schedules A, B, C, D, and E
- The 1120S for an S corporation
- 1065 for partnership income
- Financial statements
- Methods to obtain discovery
- Ways to use accountants and other financial experts
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- When looking at financial documents to determine parties' income and assets, what are the critical data points for divorce counsel?
- What items in tax returns and financial statements provide clues to income, assets, and debts?
- What are best practices for leveraging financial experts and forensic accountants during the divorce action?
Johnathon E. Miles, CPA/ABV
Brisbane Consulting Group
Mr. Miles is a manager responsible for valuation, forensic accounting, and litigation support services for Brisbane... | Read More
Mr. Miles is a manager responsible for valuation, forensic accounting, and litigation support services for Brisbane Consulting Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lumsden McCormick. He has prior public accounting experience working in the tax department of a Syracuse CPA firm and has commercial sales experience working for an automotive firm for more than five years.Close
Mark S. Gottlieb, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, CVA, CBA, MST
Mark S. Gottlieb, CPA
Mr. Gottlieb leads his team of highly qualified professionals in conducting forensic accounting investigations,... | Read More
Mr. Gottlieb leads his team of highly qualified professionals in conducting forensic accounting investigations, independent business and professional practice valuations, calculations of enhanced earnings capacity relating to professional licenses and degrees, and a continuum of financial and economic analyses.Close
Krauss Shaknes Tallentire & Messeri
Ms. Shaknes is a founding partner at KSTM. Since graduating from law school, she has practiced exclusively matrimonial... | Read More
Ms. Shaknes is a founding partner at KSTM. Since graduating from law school, she has practiced exclusively matrimonial and family law. Ms. Shaknes represents clients in a wide variety of complex matrimonial matters involving high-conflict equitable distribution and custody disputes, child and spousal support, and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. She particularly specializes in valuations and divisions of closely-held businesses and complicated custody proceedings.Close