Family Law - Valuations and Investigations

The financial issues in family law property settlements can be significant and complex. We understand that family law matters are different to other dispute resolution matters.

As an independent dedicated forensic accounting firm we are uniquely placed to provide valuation and forensic accounting services to family lawyers, barristers and the Courts.
Our services include:
  • Valuation of businesses, shares and other interests in trusts, partnerships, joint ventures, etc.
  • Critically review and assess information provided by the other party.
  • preliminary review of financial accounts and other documents to ascertain if there is likely to be any applicable commercial goodwill.
  • Assisting in the determination of key documents required for discovery purposes.
  • Conducting an investigation into the financial affairs of the other party.
  • Determining which assets may require valuation by other parties.
  • Critically appraising business valuations prepared by other parties.
  • Provision of an authoritative expert witness services.
  • Assisting counsel in the cross examination of other experts.
  • Advising on the possible tax consequences of proposed settlements.
Our engagement in family law matters may be as:
  • Single expert – engaged by both parties
  • Shadow expert – engaged by one party to critique the expert report prepared by a single expert or opposing party
  • Consulting role – engaged by one of the parties to assist in the identification of assets or an aspect of the valuation process.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.