Why Forensic Accounting Is Important In Some Divorces

Divorce is an emotional time and it may be difficult to keep everything straight. But understanding the amount and value of your financial assets is imperative, especially when ending a marriage. We want to protect your financial assets and may suggest the services of a skilled forensic accountant. A forensic accountant reviews finances when both parties in a divorce hold significant assets.

The divorce attorneys at the Family Legal Center, LLC, in Monroeville, are here to guide and protect what you've worked so hard for. We will sit down, review your situation and discuss whether your case needs a forensic accountant's expertise. Our Certified Public Accountant (CPA) partners have special skill sets to investigate beyond typical child support and alimony. An in-depth financial analysis of all assets can be a great advantage in a high-asset divorce process.

Protecting Your Financial Future With Experienced Representation

A disclosure of all assets is essential to a fair divorce resolution. We want to ensure you receive your fair share and can determine whether forensic accounting is needed. Any asset not disclosed can be sold or spent by whoever has it in their possession. If you feel your spouse may be hiding assets, it is imperative to hire an accountant to investigate and uncover the assets.

After the disclosures of all monthly expenses and income are made by both parties, a forensic accountant will typically work on the case to:

  • Investigate financial records
  • Conduct an audit
  • Investigate both spouses' assets and review bank accounts and credit card statements
  • Determine whether there are recent significant write-offs
  • Search property deeds and other public records to determine if a spouse transferred property to someone else to hide assets
  • Search financial statements regarding business ownership through the Secretary of State's office

If you think your divorce may require a forensic accountant, call and talk to a lawyer who is highly experienced in this aspect of divorce and family legal needs.

Do You Need A Forensic Accountant?

At our Pennsylvania divorce legal firm, you and your future are our priority. We can evaluate your circumstances and discuss if you need a CPA. We can help uncover fraud and hidden assets. Call and make an initial consultation today at 412-843-0957 or toll-free at 877-855-1067. You may also reach us with this speedy mail form.