Protecting Your Finances After Divorce Nov 22, 2022

How do you recover financially after your divorce is over?

One of the first big steps is to protect your finances. You must ensure that your ex can never interfere with your money again. Of course, if you're on the receiving end of child support or spousal support, your ex can play games with...

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Hiding Rolexes and Holding Jimmy Choos Hostage Nov 15, 2022

Did your spouse hold any of your property hostage when you split? Did you hide some of your spouse's belongings to get a little revenge?

It happens to people who are rich, poor, and everything in between.

Famous Italian soccer player Francesco Totti and his wife Ilary Blasi are divorcing after 17...

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Do-It-Yourself Forensic Accounting in Divorce Nov 08, 2022

Is do-it-yourself forensic accounting even possible in a divorce case? You bet it is!

Every year, about 700,000 divorces are filed in the United States. And 95% of those going through divorce can't afford to hire a forensic accountant to help them figure out if money is missing. What are they...

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After the Divorce Is Over after divorce Oct 25, 2022

Everyone waits for the day that their divorce is final. The divorce may be something you never wanted. But when you're going through the legal process of divorce, you likely can't wait for it to be over. It's a painful and expensive process. The sooner it can end, the better.

But then what?

Have...

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Coming Soon: Two New Money Guides! Sep 20, 2022

The Divorce Money Guide was released a few months ago and already has changed so many lives. Divorce attorneys, financial planners, and divorce coaches were so excited for it to be released and provided some beta testing services and valuable feedback. And our customers since the release.... have...

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My Divorce Story divorce Sep 13, 2022

Last week I was at a professional conference where I was promoting the Divorce Money Guide. Everyone at the conference was doing something related to personal finance, and I felt right at home.

One consistent question I got was: Did you create this product because of your own personal divorce...

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Financial Investigations With High Volumes of Data fraud Sep 06, 2022

Cases with high volumes of bank data, such as money laundering, high net worth divorce, securities fraud, Ponzi schemes, tax fraud, and white collar crime, present special challenges for forensic accountants. High volumes of financial data can be overwhelming. How do you manage the data? How do...

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The Skills of a Fraud Investigator fraud Aug 30, 2022

How do I become a fraud investigator? What skills does a forensic accountant need? I get asked these questions a lot, so today I'm going to give my thoughts on some of the important qualifications and skills a fraud investigator might have.

The educational background of a good fraud investigator...

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The Importance of a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce Case divorce Aug 23, 2022

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...

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What Can You Learn From a Tax Return? divorce Aug 23, 2022

One of the most common documents utilized in a financial investigation is the income tax return. It's a key document in any divorce case, so the personal income tax return is always examined. And if there is a business, the tax return for that entity should be examined too.

What can we learn from...

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