A Frank Discussion About Divorce

Please join us in attending the event, A Frank Discussion About Divorce, hosted by Dawn Smith and Sheri Lake of Smith & Lake LLC as well as Lisa N. Lubar of UBS Financial Services, Mary Anne Walser of Keller Williams Buckhead and Kim Oppenheimer, Ph.D. of Atlanta Psych Consultants LLC. The event will be held…

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Sharpening The Blade

IAG Forensics & Valuation’s employees have a busy start to the summer sharpening the blade. We are big believers in industry specific training,  supporting and participating in the activities of the groups we serve. We like to get to know the attorneys and other professionals as well as  the issues and challenges they face because it…

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IAG Forensics’ Services Acknowledged by Atlanta Legal Aid and the Atlanta Bar Assoc.

In late 2011, we were contacted by the Atlanta Legal Aid Society to assist a single mother with a child support modification case. The mother’s former husband was seeking a downward modification of child support claiming his income had decreased. After analyzing numerous documents related to the husband’s business, we discovered the father’s income had…

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Divorce and Difficult to Divide Assets

IAG recently found an informative article, “How to Handle Difficult to Divide Assets”, written by Jeff Landers at Forbes.com. Landers highlights four key points to remember during the pendency of divorce: Best offense is a good defense – planning and postnuptial agreements Liquidating assets isn’t always possible or advisable – tax implications and selling costs…

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Wife Kept Separate Property in Pina v. Pina

Generally, a trial court will determine the status of separate property based on the conveyance of the property into joint names, contributions made towards the property from both parties, and the source of funds used to maintain and pay down the mortgage during the marriage. Georgia’s Supreme Court recently affirmed the trial court’s decision to award…

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Loan to Shareholder v Distribution

IAG recently noted a handy article posted by tax attorney, Anthony Rollins, on Wagner, Johnston & Rosenthal’s website. Anthony (“A.J.”) summarized the tax court’s consideration of a question often asked in other litigation – is that shareholder loan really a distribution? A.J. included several aspects of the loan that the court evaluated. It’s a useful reference list.…

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Stearns Family Law Blog

We found two good articles recently on the Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor Family Law Blog about Things to Consider when Hiring a Divorce Attorney and What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

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