Forensic Accounting/Auditing & Litigation Support
Forensic accounting services generally involve the application of specialized knowledge and investigative skills possessed by CPAs who are certified as forensic specialists to collect, analyze, and evaluate evidential matter and to interpret and communicate findings in courtrooms, boardrooms, or other legal or administrative venues. More simply, in the context of litigation, the term forensic means to be suitable for use in a court of law. We have served as Forensic Accountants and Expert Witnesses on numerous cases.
Examples of Forensic Accounting And Litigation Support Services Provided by Our Firm Include:
- Analysis of assets held in family-owned businesses and projection of future earnings in divorce cases.
- Calculation and documentation of over $2 million in fraudulent transfers committed by an office manager and bookkeeper in a multi-office medical practice.
- Documentation of accounting firm malpractice in audits of a financial services company resulting in shareholder losses of over $20 million.
- Forensic analysis of employee expense reports and County credit cards used for the Dekalb County District Attorney’s office.
- Calculation and documentation of over $5 million in fraudulent transactions and transfers by a 50 percent owner of a convenience store business without the knowledge or consent of the other owner. Forensic review of fraudulent income tax returns and accounting records.
- Documentation of over $1.2 million in fraudulent transfers by a company bookkeeper through the use of unauthorized credit cards and personal credit card payments.
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What is forensic accounting?
Forensic accounting utilizes accounting, auditing and investigative skills to conduct an examination into the finances of an individual or business. Forensic accounting provides an accounting analysis suitable to be used in legal proceedings.
When should I consult a forensic accountant?
Contact should be made as soon as you suspect there is a problem.
What should I do if I suspect financial fraud in my business?
Contact a CPA firm specializing in forensic accounting and immediately cut off access to your financial assets.
How can a Forensic Accountant assist with my court proceedings?
The forensic accountant will assist your attorney and sometimes law enforcement to examine your financial records, prepare reports and testify in court.
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