The Forensic Accounting Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Financial Investigation and Analysis for Family Lawyers, Second Edition

    By R Miles Mason Sr

    The Forensic Accounting Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Financial Investigation and Analysis for Family Lawyers, Second Edition

    The Forensic Accounting Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Financial Investigation and Analysis for Family Lawyers, Second Edition

    By R Miles Mason Sr

    The relationship between the family lawyer and the forensic accountant can be an effective weapon in the advocacy arsenal. Forensic accounting can help family lawyers win cases while at the same time their clients are able to keep money which might otherwise be taken from them by the difficult and confusing divorce process. This updated edition of one the ABA's most popular resources explains the practice of forensic accounting and business valuation and how to apply it in family law cases. It provides a practice-focused introduction to the core financial concepts in divorce, such as asset identification, classification, and valuation, income determination, expenses, and more.

    The Forensic Accounting Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Financial Investigation and Analysis for Family Lawyers, Second Edition

    By R Miles Mason Sr

    The Forensic Accounting Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Financial Investigation and Analysis for Family Lawyers, Second Edition

    The Forensic Accounting Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Financial Investigation and Analysis for Family Lawyers, Second Edition

    By R Miles Mason Sr

    The relationship between the family lawyer and the forensic accountant can be an effective weapon in the advocacy arsenal. Forensic accounting can help family lawyers win cases while at the same time their clients are able to keep money which might otherwise be taken from them by the difficult and confusing divorce process. This updated edition of one the ABA's most popular resources explains the practice of forensic accounting and business valuation and how to apply it in family law cases. It provides a practice-focused introduction to the core financial concepts in divorce, such as asset identification, classification, and valuation, income determination, expenses, and more.

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    Forensic accounting can help family lawyers win their case and let their clients keep more of the money that might otherwise be taken from them by the difficult and confusing divorce process. To assist you understanding the practice of forensic accounting and business valuation and ultlimately apply it to your family law cases, The Forensic Accounting Deskbook provides a basic introduction to the core financial concepts in divorce, such as asset identification, classification and valuation, income determination, and expenses.

    Writing in a clear, accessible style, author Miles Mason, who is both an attorney and a CPA, provides step-by-step explanations of these "how to" mechanics. At the same time, he also explores higher-level strategic concernsthat are appropriate for high-asset and high-conflict cases. He connects the dots and fills in the gaps among the interrelated topics involved in divorce, from methodology to testimony. Ideal for both the seasoned and less experienced family law practitioner, topics in this updated edition include:

    What is forensic accounting, and why do you need it?

    • Engaging a forensic accountant
    • Basic accounting principles
    • Reading a financial statement
    • How to look for hidden assets
    • Discovery, subpoenas, and depositions
    • Asset identification and clarification
    • Determining income and the importance of lifestyle analysis
    • Reports and testimony
    • Ethics, standards, and confidentiality

    The book also includes useful appendices available both in the book and at an online forms library, including a deposition question checklist, a sample agreement for expert consulting services, a sample company's financial statements, and a sample forensic accounting report.

    Product Details

    Sponsors

    Section of Family Law

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781641053624

    Page Count

    522

    Product Code

    5130236EBK

    Trim Size

    6 x 9

    Publication Date

    3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

    Sponsors

    Section of Family Law

    ISBN

    9781641053617

    Page Count

    522

    Product Code

    5130236

    Trim Size

    6 x 9 Paperback

    Publication Date

    3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

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