Examining The Complex Financial Landscape of High Net Worth Divorces

Divorce is inherently complex, but when high net worth is involved, the financial intricacies can reach unprecedented levels. There are multifaceted challenges encountered in such cases, revealing the depth of complexities that often arise. Real Property and Other Complexities One significant issue revolves around businesses or professional practices owned prior to marriage. This may increase…

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Family Law Symposium Survey Finding

We recently conducted a survey at the 2018 LA County Bar Association Annual Family Law Symposium. This was a continuation of a survey we performed at the 2016 event. Thirty-four attorneys participated in the study. Those we interviewed averaged 18 years practicing family law. Usage of forensic accountants by the interviewees during the span of…

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Forensic Accounting and In re the Marriage of Launa and David Morton

On September 26, 2018, the LA County Bar Association’s Daily eBrief included the case of Launa Morton, Appellant vs. David Morton, Respondent.  This was a significant case for forensic accountants because it gave case authority to include 401(k) contributions when calculating spousal and child support. The following excerpts are taken from the opinion filed by…

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