While forensic accounting may be considered a fairly new profession in the grand scheme of things, its roots can be found many centuries ago. Today, we think of forensic accounting in terms of glamour and glitz – the high profile divorce, the scandalous business dealings, the shareholder disputes, and so….
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The end of a marriage is difficult for everyone. From splitting up a family to splitting up everything else that goes along with shifting from one household to two, things tend to get a bit messy. Divorce experts often say that if both parties involved come out of the dissolution….
In the United States, a divorce occurs every 13 seconds. Unfortunately, that seemingly shocking statistic likely surprises very few people. When you think about divorce you probably associate it with words like “messy”, “stressful”, and “sad”. But what makes a divorce so messy? Sure, there are loads of emotional aspects….
Finances play a major role in both the beginning and, if applicable, the end of a marriage. When a couple makes the decision to split up, determining how to divide the marital property is by and far the most complicated, critical aspect. The accumulation of assets and debts throughout the….
A lawsuit of any nature is built upon facts and each side’s ability to present those facts in a convincing manner. When the facts involved in a lawsuit are particularly complex or difficult to understand, an expert witness is often called upon to lend their acute knowledge of the subject….
From finance to business to legal issues, the role of a forensic accountant stretches further than many people realize. Sure, the $360 billion hit the economy takes each year due to corporate fraud gets most of the attention, but the reality is that forensic accounting weaves its way into a….
The various types of fraud and corruption seen in today’s work environment range significantly, thus posing a unique challenge to identifying these threats in the first place. From asset misappropriation to data theft, from payroll fraud to vendor fraud, and from accounting fraud to bribery, detecting fraud and corruption in….
The division of martial assets is often far more complicated than either party in the divorce estimates it to be. As such, the attorneys involved in the case will typically advise that a valuation expert or forensic accountant get involved in the process. Forensic accounting serves to reveal any hidden….
The role of an expert witness can end up being instrumental during litigation, as legal proceedings often depend upon their technical knowledge or skillset for clarification on the matter at hand. When the facts of a case are rather complex, the court relies on the specialized knowledge of the expert….
Divorce rates in the United States fluctuate between 40 and 50 percent, ranking it 6th amongst countries with the highest divorce rates in the world. In fact, it is estimated that there is a divorce every 13 seconds in America. When a marriage ends, the separating couple and all of….