Taxation of Retirement Account Division

Divorce involves the division of the parties' retirement accounts.  Since distributions of retirement accounts are taxable, and premature distributions are penalized, we need to keep a close eye on the tax treatment of any distributions we make to avoid unpleasant surprises at tax time.  Two situations typically arise in divorce: (a) a distribution from a [...]

Divorce Business Valuation

Divorce business valuation requires an expert, typically an accountant who has been specially trained and certified in business valuation.  While working on a settlement agreement or preparing for a divorce trial, a divorce lawyer would retain and work with a valuation expert to estimate the value of the business. There are three different methods that [...]

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