When a couple decides to divorce, the fair division of assets is often a large source of contention. If you are undergoing a divorce, employing a forensic accountant can help make sure that there are no significant assets being hidden from proper division by courts. Knowing what you can do to give your forensic accountant the best chance of identifying all relevant assets can make your divorce a more streamlined, fair process.
You may not have a great deal of expertise in financial matters, but you may have some useful information about the source of your spouse’s income. Even if it is only a general idea about what kind of documents may be held and where they are, this is useful. You may also have relevant knowledge of your spouse’s close relationships, which could be useful in helping a forensic accountant identify any individuals who may be helping to hide assets. Any sStrange behavior you have noticed may also indicate a spouse is attempting to hide assets, which a forensic accountant can pursue on your behalf.
Divorce can be such an exhausting experience, you may feel like throwing your hands up and handing the responsibility for achieving a fair divorce settlement over to the professionals you have hired to represent you. Whether you are represented solely by an experienced divorce and family law attorney or have chosen to employ other useful professionals like a forensic accountant, remaining engaged in the process can help all of the people working to reach a fair and equitable divorce settlement on your behalf.