Alexander v. Alexander, 2013 Mich. App. LEXIS 1490 (Sept. 10, 2013) (slip op.) It is no mystery that financial experts rely on the Ibbotson SBBI Valuation Yearbook for their valuations, but what makes a recent divorce case intriguing is how two experts used the same authority to argue for a vastly different equity risk premium [...]
Mediation is one of the best ways to handle family law disputes. Rather than getting involved in a never-ending court battle, you can save time, money and help preserve family relationships. Forensic accountants can be a crucial part of this process as finances are often one of the most disputed areas in family law matters. [...]
John Cryer’s ex-wife wants more child support monthly and people everywhere are cringing at the new debacle. Going back to May of this year, Jon Cryer (of Two And A Half Men) received a nice pay raise for his work on the show. The Huffington Post reported at the time that he was to make [...]
Just three days ago Kim Kardashian and baby daddy Kanye got engaged. I’ll admit, the Kardashians move so fast, it’s hard to keep up, but perhaps that’s because they’re constantly multiplying…and there’s only one of me. Anyway, in my opinion, momma Kris should be quite busy for the next few months- not planning the wedding- [...]
Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em, the Kardashian/Jenner duo will no longer be. What’s interesting to me is the fact that there is no pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreement in place. It appears that the empire is worth about $125 million. At the time Kris and Bruce married, Bruce was the more wealthy of the [...]
For those of you who may have missed the article I wrote "Proving Hidden Income", I thought it would be beneficial to post a link to it once again as I have had several family law attorneys ask me about this in the past few weeks. If you still have questions, or would like to [...]
CPA Jerome Johnson, principle of The Forensic Firm in New Mexico has an excellent video, which discusses the issue of spouses hiding assets.
It's always stunning to me how many families represent almost no taxable income but live in splendor in vast palatial estates in fancy neighborhoods. They often have a matched pair of incredibly expensive German cars in the driveway. Their kids go to private schools and the family passports are stamped from a variety of exotic [...]