When representing a case, the attorneys have no say who they can use as a witness, as relevant witnesses are ones who were at the scene of the crime or have useful information. However, when consulting an expert witness, attorneys can choose a person with key knowledge that can help….
The Business Valuation Department at Ellrich, Neal, Smith & Stohlman, P.A. is thrilled to announce the hiring of a new Valuation Analyst, Matthew Cornell. With a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute School of Engineering and a Master of Science in Finance from Georgetown University, Matthew….
Financial crimes range from fraud to money laundering, from insider dealing and market abuse to corruption and bribery, and from electronic crime to terrorist financing. While financial crimes have always been a global threat, the last few decades have unearthed just how impactful these crimes can be on the global….
While every divorce is different and comes with its own challenges, there are often many extra obstacles for couples with a high net worth. On top of an emotionally and financially taxing process, high net worth couples usually have higher stakes involved, with more to gain or lose. With more….
Your divorce if over, the ink is dry on your settlement agreement or final judgement, as the case maybe. Now begins the picking up of the financial pieces. As a family, your financial status was fairly affluent. There was the large marital home, the vacation home, retirement accounts and savings/investment….
Any business, no matter the size or scope, has a potential risk of fraud. In fact, according to the Association for Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), small businesses are actually the most vulnerable to fraud. According to a study published in 2002, the smallest business organizations, those with less than 100….
When making the decision to invest in real estate it is crucial to understand the difference between eminent domain and inverse condemnation. Eminent domain is when the government or another agency uses compensation through a legal process to acquire private property. Inverse condemnation is the opposite of this process and….
While the pandemic still carries on, Tax Day in the United States has return to its traditional deadline of April 15th. Those who remember filing federal income taxes later last year (it was pushed to July 15th in 2020) will need to prepare accordingly. Like in all other years past,….
In times of crisis and economic downturn, fraud tends to run rampant. Since COVID-19 began, the combination of health and financial threats laid the foundation for opportunistic fraudsters, those people who are looking to take advantage of a vulnerable market and a vulnerable population. From the global economy to individual….
Our team is proud to announce ENSS’s expansion into Central Florida with the opening of our new office in Orlando. The expansion will be led by shareholder and long-time team member Keith E. Gardere, CPA/ABV. Our Orlando office will allow us to better serve our clients in that market and….