Potential Consequences of Hiding the Ball

The fiduciary duty of each party involved in the dissolution of a marriage requires full disclosure of documents and information that are pertinent to their case without being requested. This obligation includes the distinct nature and valuation of all assets and debts in which the community has or could have an interest or for which…

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Preparing for Testimony

Receiving a Request for Services By Ron J. Anfuso, CPA, ABV, CFF, CDFA, FABFA When we receive a request for services from an attorney, I do the following: • Ask for the basic information on the case. •  Get the name of both parties, and who is the petitioner and the respondent. •  Obtain the…

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Settling a Case: “Buyer’s Remorse?”

Buyer’s remorse in family law occurs when one party, after agreeing with the court’s findings, decides he or she was unhappy with the ruling. In this case, Susan, the respondent, moved for an order to set aside judgment based on her opinion that Kevin, the other party, provided false information in the Declaration of Disclosure.*…

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