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
- Breach of contract
- Loan default
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
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).