DZH Phillips has been called upon to provide forensic accounting and litigation support in a variety of business, domestic, and contractual situations. We conduct a thorough investigation of the financial status of the parties involved and offer sound opinions and analysis backed by documented, attestable support. Our team can assist with determining the litigation strategy, improving the negotiating position, and optimizing the outcome of a ruling.
Divorce is one of the most emotionally and financially devastating experiences an individual can face. Our staff is specially trained to respond to clients in crisis with sensitivity and respect, while maintaining a professional focus on the underlying financial aspects of their situation.
In cases of divorce, DZH Phillips can provide accounting analysis and expert testimony related to the following considerations:
- Lifestyle analysis
- Marital and non-marital assets
- Asset tracing
- Tax planning and compliance
- Estate planning
- Business valuation
- Stock options
- Professional practices
- Closely-held businesses
Forensic accounting is a highly specialized field that combines investigative skills with accounting expertise. We identify and analyze financial data, dissect complex financial transactions, and develop and analyze accounting controls and procedures. We provide forensic accounting and litigation support in cases of financial fraud, marital dissolution matters, expert witness testimony, and business valuations. Our services include:
- Damage calculations, discovery & critiques
- Misappropriation of funds or assets
- Bankruptcy and insolvency
- Breach of contractual obligations
- Internal corporation investigations
- Buy-sell agreements and disputes
- Unfair business practices
- Inventory and equipment fraud
- Asset tracing and recovery
- Post-acquisition disputes
In addition to the investigation and analysis of financial data, most situations involving legal action require testimony to support the findings. At DZH Phillips, our forensic accounting and litigation support team combines the strength of technical, analytic minds with professionals whose powerful communication skills can distill pivotal details and tailor the message in terms that are meaningful to all parties. We are often called upon—and always prepared—to provide expert testimony in all manner of legal proceedings.