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Nature, Timing, and Extent of Financial Investigations Necessary to Determine Income Available for Spousal and Child Support Calculations




 Nature, Timing, and Extent of Financial Investigations Necessary to Determine Income Available for Spousal and Child Support Calculations
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Advanced
Prerequisites: Good knowledge of topic and experience in the field. Advanced level programs are often appropriate for seasoned professionals within organizations; however, they may also be beneficial for other professionals with specialized knowledge in a subject area.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 14PFF0519
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

The webinar will describe how analysts can assist attorneys and the court in determining income available to meet spousal and child support obligations. The webinar will enable attendees to determine the nature, timing, and extent of investigative procedures to uncover underreported income in contentious and litigated divorce proceedings. Special consideration will be given to self-employed breadwinners, proof of available income, and the use of lifestyle expenditures to forensically reconstruct income sources.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Define what attorneys and courts require as proofs of income available to meet spousal and child support obligations
- List the investigative procedures that may uncover underreported income in divorce proceedings
- Identify the use of lifestyle expenditures to forensically reconstruct income sources

Who Should Attend

Family law attorneys and litigation consultants

Presenter(s)

Michael Pakter, CGMA, CVA, MAFF, CFF, CDBV, CIRA, CFE, CPA, CA
Mr. Michael Pakter focuses on financial analysis, forensic accounting, economic damages, valuations and investigations. He has experience in financial forensics, analyzing financial transactions as well as balancing and restructuring incomplete, misstated, and/or falsified financial information.

Mr. Pakter provides consulting and litigation support services to trial lawyers and their clients. He has experience with disputed financial transactions in commercial litigation, conducting investigations, and examining financial transactions and balances.

Mr. Pakter has more than 35 years' experience in accounting, financial analysis, financial forensics, fraud examinations and investigations. He has submitted expert reports in several jurisdictions and testified in arbitrations and state and federal courts.