On March 10th, 2015 Judge Leonard, Cobb County Superior Court Judge,  sentenced both father and son to prison time after being convicted of charges associated with an elderly widow. Click here to see what Cobb County District Attorney, Vic Reynolds, has to say.

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The AICPA has released a survey of forensic and valuation accountants that suggests that big data, or electronic data analysis, is the one of the most challenging issues these accountants will face in the near future. The survey also suggested that forensic and valuation accountants believe they will spend a greater amount of time analyzing…

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The Supreme Court of Georgia affirmed the trial court’s award to the husband for shares of stock in his closely-held corporate employer. The husband was entitled to his shares and any appreciation from time of marriage because the trial court found there was a lack of clear evidence of marital investment in the stock. You…

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In White v. Howard, the Supreme Court of Georgia reversed the trial court’s conclusion that the husband’s obligation to maintain life insurance for the wife’s benefit was property division and therefore not subject to modification. The Supreme Court held that the obligation was a form of periodic alimony because the award was indefinite and based…

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On Friday, May 30, 2014, Lowanda “Peanut” Kilby, the former director of the Boggs Mountain Humane Shelter, was sentenced to 25 years with 15 years to serve.  In addition, she was ordered to pay $5,050 in restitution to Boggs Mountain and a $30,000 fine.  Ms. Kilby must also complete 1,000 hours of community service. Laurie…

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IAG Forensics and Valuation has been named to the Cobb Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Top 25 Small Businesses of the Year. The winner of small business of the year will be announced at the June 2nd, First Monday Breakfast at the Cobb Galleria Centre. You can read more in this Cobb Chamber article or in the AJC.

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George Dyke and Luke Thomas of IAG Forensics & Valuation attended the annual Christmas party hosted by Don Jenacova and Oliver Halle. The celebration was featured in the Sunday edition of the Marietta Daily Journal and included a who’s who of local political and community figures.

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IAG Forensics & Valuation was proud to once again help Southern Polytechnic State University students in Professor Bill Beecken’s fraud examination class prepare for their mock fraud trial. Laurie Dyke, Karen Fortune, Pat Salem and Luke Thomas of IAG Forensics & Valuation advised two groups of students on preparing for and testifying as an expert…

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Karen Fortune, partner at IAG Forensics & Valuation, testified in the high profile corruption trial of Patricia Reid and Tony Pope. Ms. Reid, the former DeKalb County Schools Chief Operating Officer, and Mr. Pope, her ex-husband, are accused of allegedly manipulating the system and stealing money from the school district through county construction contracts. For…

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Kessler & Solomiany LLC has developed an app for iPhones and Android phones that helps simplify the child support guidelines in Georgia. The app will give users a broad, initial projection of possible child support obligations, but does not stand in place of legal advice. For more information on the app, click here.

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