Divorcing an Entrepreneur-“The Perfect Fraudster” with Jeff Brend, JD, CPA

Are you divorcing an entrepreneur? Jeff Brend, JD, CPA talks about the “Perfect Fraudster” and how to use forensic accounting to have a more positive outcome in your case. Jeff describes how to present the information in court to help win your case. Jeff talks about a mortgage broker who was hiding money and how he helped his client find the money in that case. Jeff also explains how he helped a client win a custody case by looking closely at credit cards and following the numbers.

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Divorcing an Entrepreneur Part 2:Jeffrey Brend, JD, CPA, CFE, CBE

Are you divorcing an entrepreneur? Lifestyle should reflect claimed income. If your spouse owns a cash business, how can you figure out where the money is? There are always common elements in business valuations. Jeff Brend, Attorney, CPA, Certified Business Examiner, and Certified Fraud Examiner, and is an immediate past president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Illinois Chapter, who shares his pearls of wisdom gleaned after many years working with individuals and court professionals in divorce. Jeff’s hilarious stories are full of insight as to how he determines the value of businesses from pizza shops, a car wash, and a florist. Jeff practices law in the following areas: Family Law, Taxation, Business Litigation, Business Valuation, and Forensic Accounting.  Jeff is also an AAML Certified Family Law Arbitrator.

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j.brend@levinbrend.com

www.levinbrend.com

Phone for new clients : 312-726-4440

Financial Discovery in Divorce: Part 3 : Divorcing an Entrepreneur and Just Plain Sneaky People with Jeffrey Brend, CPA, JD, CBE,CFE

Are you divorcing an entrepreneur? Jeff Brend, Attorney and CPA, discusses how some business owners try to hide money during a divorce. The techniques may surprise you. People going through divorce are not their best selves. Jeff says, “Don’t expect rational thoughts from irrational people.” Jeff also talks about the “Fraud Triangle” that people get caught up in while trying to hide money.  The triangle is formed when individuals act on opportunity, motive, and rationalization.  Jeff’s hilarious stories will keep you amazed at what people will do to hide money.  Listen to this podcast and find out “rules” that fraudsters follow. Jeff Brend, Attorney, CPA, Certified Business Examiner, and Certified Fraud Examiner, and is an immediate past president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Illinois Chapter, who shares his pearls of wisdom gleaned after many years working with individuals and court professionals in divorce. Jeff practices law in the following areas: Family Law, Taxation, Business Litigation, Business Valuation, and Forensic Accounting.  Jeff is also an AAML Certified Family Law Arbitrator.  As a speaker on financial issues affecting divorce, child custody, and other issues related to domestic relations, Jeff is known throughout Illinois and nationally.

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 Jeff’s website is www.levinbrend.com and you can contact Jeff at 

j.brend@levinbrend.com