Divorce Law: Common Mistakes in Dividing Assets

By Kim Frederick | June 24, 2015

Rick Eisen to co-present at an upcoming NBI seminar on How to Avoid Critical Mistakes and Work Out Better Financial Settlements for Clients

What can you do to ensure your clients secure their fair share of the marital estate and financial security for the future? This information-packed program is a great first step. Let our experienced faculty show you how to avoid some of the most common – and potentially disastrous – financial mistakes when finding, classifying, valuing and dividing assets so you can win your clients more favorable divorce settlements. Don’t miss this opportunity to get the information you need to handle some of the most vexing asset-related issues in divorce – register today!

  • Differentiate between marital and non-marital assets.
  • Pick up strategies for analyzing financial records to unearth any concealed assets or income.
  • Discover ways to value assets and use this knowledge to create more sophisticated arguments for negotiating settlements.
  • Get a tax refresher to identify important tax opportunities, consequences, and traps in divorce.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for attorneys. Accountants, divorce financial planners/analysts and paralegals may also benefit.

Course Content

  1. Asset and Debt Division: The Basics
  2. Failure to Obtain and Interpret all Financial Documents
  3. Failure to Distinguish Marital Assets from Non-Marital Assets
  4. Inaccurate Valuation of Assets
  5. Failure to Equitably Divide or to Divide all Assets and Debt
  6. QDROs – Failure to Properly Divide Retirement Plans
  7. Failure to Properly Manage Tax Issues in Divorce

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