Understanding the Role of Forensic Accounting in a Divorce

By its very nature, divorce is a complex process. When a couple has substantial assets, however, the complexity of the case can increase dramatically. Retaining a divorce attorney who practices exclusively in the field of matrimonial law is critical, as s/he can skillfully guide you through the process while ensuring your interests are protected.

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What Is A Forensic Accountant?

As the name suggests, a forensic accountant is essentially a financial investigator. These individuals are typically seasoned accountants, who have also received specialized training to help identify inconsistencies in a financial portfolio. This skillset can be beneficial in several ways, including:

  • Identifying and locating withheld assets – At Samuelson Hause Samuelson Geffner & Kersch, LLP, we take pride in what we call "a more civilized approach to divorce." Not everyone shares this sentiment, unfortunately, and spouses will often attempt to hide and/or transfer assets. When the financial portfolio is substantial, the skill of a forensic accountant is crucial in identifying, and locating any hidden or transferred assets.
  • Valuating assets – Even in an amicable divorce, business interests, commercial real estate, or intellectual property needs to be valued with the help of a forensic accountant.

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In your divorce, it is imperative to retain a Long Island matrimonial attorney who is truly dedicated to your interests. When you retain Samuelson Hause Samuelson Geffner & Kersch, LLP, you can expect exceptional counsel at all stages of the process. Our attorneys will take the time to learn about your case and your goals, and will utilize any resources necessary to secure your interests.

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