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Introduction to Matrimonial Litigation

 Introduction to Matrimonial Litigation
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 15PFF0721
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Price: $110.00
Program Description

Attendees will be given a general overview of the field of Matrimonial Litigation. The webinar will cover the opportunities and pitfalls of this area of practice. This webinar is designed as an introduction to help practioners in their practice, as well as guide them toward possibly obtaining the Master Analyst in Financial Forensics™ (MAFF®) designation.

Learning Objectives

After completing this Webinar, attendees will be able to:

- dentify and utilize data-gathering techniques
- Identify appropriate valuation approaches and methods in family law matters

Who Should Attend

CPAs, Practitioners, etc.


Karen Kaseno, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFE, MAFF, CFF
Ms. Karen Kaseno is an alumni of Deloitte Haskins + Sells and has been practicing in the area of litigation services since 1989. Ms. Kaseno’s practice specializes in family law, business valuations, economic damage case, and fraud investigations. She has been appointed by the family law court as an Evidence Code §730 Special Master on hundreds of occasions.

Ms.Kaseno's family law practice involves engagements relating to business valuations, analysis of income available for support, apportionment of separate and community property, complex calculations in high net worth cases, and tracings of separate and community property.

Ms. Kaseno has also conducted several forensic investigations on fraud-related matters for both criminal and civil matters. She has been named as an expert witness on hundreds of commercial litigation matters involving loss of earnings on a variety of legal matters.

Over the past two decades, Ms. Kaseno has been extremely active in developing and teaching within the accounting and legal professions. Ms. Kaseno has developed and taught over a half dozen courses covering many aspects of forensic accounting including the Fraudsafe™ Fraud Prevention and Investigation Five Day Training Program for CPAs. Ms. Kaseno is a founding member and instructor in NACVA’s Matrimonial Litigation Workshop. Ms. Kaseno has been a presenter at conferences and continuing education programs throughout the United States for both CPAs and attorneys covering topics including numerous issues in family law litigation, business valuation, fraud investigations, and providing expert witness testimony. Her presentations have also been made directly to judges.

She is also the former chair of the fraud section of the litigation services committee of California. Ms. Kaseno has chaired and been on the planning committees for numerous conferences for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants Education Foundation, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. Kaseno received the Outstanding Member award from NACVA in 2007.

Harold Deiters, III, CPA, ABV, CFF, CGMA, CFE, MAFF
Mr. Harold Deiters is the partner-in-charge of the Long Island Litigation and Valuation Services Group in the New York regional offices of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP.

Specific experience

Professional in business appraisal and forensic accounting.

Experience covers valuations for matrimonial settlements, estate tax purposes, gift planning, shareholder disputes, buy/sell agreements, and complex forensic accounting projects.

Combined audit and investigatory skills result in meaningful solutions to economic damage and lost profit problems.

Extensive experience in accounting and auditing both public and privately-held companies, including manufacturing, wholesale and retail distribution, professional service organizations, and not-for-profit organizations.

Previously in accounting in the private sector.

Trial experience in the New York State Supreme Court.

Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Certification in Financial Forensics (CFF), and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) credential from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.

Qualified to serve as Accountant to Receiver, pursuant to NYS?Part 36.