This valuable guide assists attorneys in choosing the most effective means for protecting a client’s marital, family, and business assets while navigating tricky areas such as offshore trusts to avoid improper transfers.
Understand the financial consequences for a divorce when one party files for bankruptcy. Is filing a joint bankruptcy in both parties’ (and the attorneys’) best interest? Appreciate the difference between Chapter 7, 13 & 11 including what can be discharged. Learn when does filing of a bankruptcy stays a divorce proceeding and how can that stay be lifted.
This six-part bi-weekly webcast series covers succession planning basics; employment law for business sellers; the ins and outs of estate planning for closely-held businesses; understanding transactions; understanding family business, shared wealth and power; and transitioning out of the business.
Understand the business valuation report prepared by a valuator skilled in valuations for divorce and how to use various pieces of the expert’s report. Learn how a business valuation expert can help develop the owner’s true economic income for support, find hidden assets, and trace source of assets.
The IICLE® 2019 Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce program will help you better understand the tricky “money” issues that family lawyers encounter. This program features sessions to help you maximize the use of a valuation expert, including a demonstrative session about best practices in cross-examination. You’ll also learn about estate planning and its interplay with divorce and understand the latest changes to the maintenance statute. Case law updates and the judges’ panel are also included.
Learn about the various approaches and methods used to determine the value of a business and the various scopes of a valuation assignment, including how adjustments to the reported financial statements and a careful review of key documents are essential to understanding the value of a privately held company. Case studies of actual businesses provide examples of valuations for corporate dissolution, buying and selling a business, and the loss (or termination) of an owner.
Financial exploitation of the elderly and people with disabilities is becoming more prevalent. Learn to freeze assets by filing pleadings to obtain recovery of money or property. Get step-by-step instructions on how the Probate Act allows the practitioner to recover assets; seek and obtain information and documentation which assist in the recovery of assets; and enjoin assets of the exploiter. Hypothetical and actual cases are presented and sample pleadings used in the litigation of these matters are provided.
At this inaugural IICLE® program for mediators, learn the art of handling complex disputes and online mediations; how to start and grow your practice; how to navigate implicit bias and psychological issues; how to ensure compliance with ethical rules and proper handling of problem scenarios; and the benefits of collaborative law.