Double Dipping and Business Valuation in Divorce: Navigating Equitable Distribution and Spousal Support
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will help family law counsel navigate the complex issue of double dipping in business valuation. The panel will discuss the relationship between business valuation and double dipping, offer guidance on identifying and distinguishing between assets and income, review the differing judicial approaches to double dipping and asset distribution, and outline strategies for structuring settlements.
- Standards of value
- Valuation approaches
- Alimony and equitable distribution
- Double dipping and small businesses
- Identifying and distinguishing between assets and income
- State court approaches to the double dip
- Arguments to be made for and against the double dip
- Negotiating and structuring settlements
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- Which valuation methods can result in double dipping?
- How do courts consider future profits when evaluating settlements and awards?
- How can excess compensation and reasonable compensation be treated to achieve an equitable result?
- How do courts treat goodwill in evaluating property division and spousal support?
Mr. Cahn’s practice is concentrated in divorce in both family and business settings. He represents clients with... | Read More
Mr. Cahn’s practice is concentrated in divorce in both family and business settings. He represents clients with issues relating to the division of property, spousal and child support issues; custody, visitation and other parenting issues, and estate disputes. He is involved with the dissolution of business entities, disputes between partners or other co-owners, employer/employee issues, and similar matters. Mr. Cahn has served on the Hofstra Law School Adjunct Faculty, and written and lectured for the State University of New York, various bar associations and professional organizations, as well as other lay groups.Close
Stephanie Hyland, ASA, CFE
Ms. Hyland has worked in the field of forensic, litigation and valuation services for over 17 years. Her background... | Read More
Ms. Hyland has worked in the field of forensic, litigation and valuation services for over 17 years. Her background includes engagements arising from matrimonial disputes, trust and estate litigation and shareholder disputes. Ms. Hyland has experience valuing businesses in a variety of industries within the context of a litigation and for estate and gift tax purposes. In addition, she has experience in forensic accounting, tracing of assets, income analysis and lifestyle analysis.Close
Anne Marie Jackson
Ms. Jackson's practice focuses exclusively on family law, including litigation, negotiation, appellate work,... | Read More
Ms. Jackson's practice focuses exclusively on family law, including litigation, negotiation, appellate work, and collaborative law. She has given presentations and authored on a variety of family law issues. She is an American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Fellow.Close