6. Techniques for Discovering "Hidden Assets" in the Marital Estate

Track: 
Family Law
Field of Study: 
Accounting
CPE Credit: 
1.5
Knowledge Level: 
Intermediate
Prerequisite: 
Basic knowledge of, or general experience in, forensic accounting, business valuation, or litigation

Monday, November 5, 2018
 
2:35PM-3:50PM

This session will focus on the specialized situation whereby one of the participants in a marital dissolution has undertaken to conceal assets from the other spouse and will examine specialized techniques available to the forensic accountant to identify concealed or 'hidden' assets.
This session will help the attendee:
Increase awareness in the participants of the various roles of the forensic accountant in a marital dissolution proceeding;
Learn how to identify behavioral patterns that imply or suggest the potential for hidden assets;
Increase awareness of lifestyle issues, types of assets commonly hidden, and techniques to identify assets commonly hidden by business owners;
Learn how to identify hidden assets through a review of the personal income tax returns.