In order to be fair, the valuation expert’s opinion must result in a value that is the cash equivalent of what the business owner could receive as of the agreed upon cut-off date.
As you help your clients create their next chapter, it’s important to understand the ramifications of their financial and estate documents.
A QDRO can be entered and must be honoured, after the death of a plan particiapnt – as long as it meets certain criteria.
You probably did not become a family lawyer because you loved to crunch numbers, but you should know how to perform basic present value and future value calculations. Here’s a primer for attorneys.
It is imperative for divorcees that don’t have an established career to depend on to find a way to generate income from their divorce settlement that will last a lifetime, even in tough market conditions.
With financial modeling during the divorce process, the client understands what they got and why they got it and has a financial roadmap for their life post-divorce.
Special considerations that, if handled successfully, will preserve a company when a couple in business together divorces.
The most important step in valuing a business is to take the time and ask the right questions to truly understand the underlying business.
Valuing and dividing retirement accounts is more complex than most attorneys expect. An experienced financial professional can provide ideas to help divide these accounts strategically – and avoid unnecessary costs.
Advice from 6 valuators on dealing with divorce-related business valuation issues.