Family Law 101

Course Details


Tuesday, September 24, 2019

5:30am – 9:00am
(Registration: 5:00am)

Field of Study


Course Number


CPE Credit

4.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CalCPA Education Foundation




Divorce forensic accounting is unique in the realm of financial investigations. Tax strategies and activities designed to punish the spouse do not always align and require special discovery techniques to uncover. Careful analysis of tax returns and supporting financial information is critical to an accurate calculation of cash flow and valuation purposes. Get current in this interactive class, which will include case studies to drive home points.


  • Behavior indicators dealing with real estate, control of money and other community property.
  • Lifestyle issues: Does the client's lifestyle reflect the level of reported income?
  • Undisclosed income.
  • Transfers of cash between multiple bank accounts, related party transactions and mortgage refinancing.
  • Owner perks.
  • Tax deductions vs. family law deductions.
  • Business entity related issues such as partnerships, S corps and corporations.


  • Identify the basic rules that forensic accountants needs to know for family law engagement.
  • Determine the basis of preparing a cash flow analysis for family law purposes.
  • Recognize ways that business assets and income may be concealed, as well as discovery techniques for unreported income, non-necessary business expenses and owner perks.

Designed For

Beginning forensic accountants or intermediate accountants who need a refresher course.

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Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $188.00

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