When a business is the victim of embezzlement or assets are hidden in divorce or support modification proceedings, a financial expert is needed to help unravel the complicated finances.

Our litigation support experts, CPAs licensed in Iowa and Illinois, provide consulting services to plaintiffs and defendants and their attorneys, trustees of trusts, executors of estates, spouses in divorce, businesses that have been victim of embezzlement and/or fraud, and business owners in disputes. Whether we’re engaged prior to filing or after filing, we partner with attorneys to uncover, analyze, and explain in an understandable format the financial landscape of the case.

By understanding the industry and the regulatory environment in which they operate, our professionals know where to look for transactions and source documents that are vital to the case. We understand fraud and how it occurs which allows us to know where to look for hidden assets or financial discrepancies. Also, as a CPA firm the resources available to our litigation experts are far reaching.  The opinions provided by our team of experts are supported by the analysis in our reports, which are substantiated and unbiased.

We rely on a team-based approach which allows multiple points of view that help to guide your legal team in the right direction. Our consultation includes knowing the most effective financial documents to utilize, important questions to ask the opposition, qualified witness testimony in a concise and understandable manner to a judge or jury and rebuttal of oppositional testimony.

Our Services Include:

  • Assistance with pre-trial and trial issues

  • Information, document and exhibit creation and collection
  • Clear explanations of the facts regarding accounting, business, and tax

  • Strategy development, data analysis, witnesses preparation
  • Assessment of damages, losses, earnings, profits, disputes, and business value

  • Rebuttal of opposing expert testimony and cross-examination questions

  • Assistance with settlement negotiations

Professional Memberships:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Forensic and Valuation Services Section

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

  • Illinois CPA Society

  • Iowa Society of CPAs