Eddy N. Kemp

(808) 239-9300

Ethan A. Lee

(808) 687-0309

Litigation Support

 

Oftentimes, litigation involves financial issues that require the assistance of a qualified expert or consultant.  Pacific Business Valuation’s professionals have been engaged by plaintiffs and defendants to provide support services in complex litigation matters, such as:

  • Partner/shareholder disputes
  • Marital dissolutions
  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Wrongful termination
  • Defamation
  • Breach of contract
  • Loan default
  • Foreclosure
  • Bankruptcy

 

 Litigation Support Services

  • Expert witness declarations, reports, and testimony
  • Discovery assistance
  • Forensic analysis
  • Business valuation
  • Lost profits calculation
  • Lost earnings/wages calculation
  • Solvency analysis
  • Loan default anlaysis
  • Marital property division
  • Income available for spousal/child support
  • Asset tracing

Sample Engagements

Divorce: Performed complex tracing, credit and reimbursement analyses, and marital standard of living analysis for high net worth individuals; Prepared marital balance sheet exhibit that was adopted by both parties and used during settlement discussions (case settled).

Wrongful Death: Quantified lost earnings for decedent business owner; Consulted with attorney regarding implications of facts and assumptions.

Personal Injury: Quantified lost earnings of automotive service technician; Disclosed as expert for plaintiff; Prepared exhibits for trial and testimony (case settled prior to trial).

Breach of Contract: Performed forensic audit on sales of a winery (lessee) in connection with an alleged breach of contract by a prominent foundation (lessor); Participated in site visit and interview of winery’s controller; Drafted and issued report.

Bankruptcy: Prepared solvency analysis, avoidance analysis, and other analyses on behalf of defendant business owner; Assisted in drafting the declaration of the testifying expert/partner in charge; Participated in settlement conference (case settled).

The Valuation Process