When you split from your husband or wife in Connecticut, you may decide to enlist the aid of certain professionals to help ensure you cover your bases. Certain types of financial professionals may be able to help you accomplish different things in your divorce, and understanding the various roles these professionals play make help you determine if you need one or more of them to help you.
According to Kiplinger, many people navigating divorces choose to add the following financial professionals to their divorce teams.
Certified Public Accountants
CPAs tend to focus on the tax implications of divorce. Understanding how a divorce is going to impact your taxes is an important part of setting enough aside and avoiding unpleasant surprises, come tax time.
Forensic accountants may come into play if you suspect your spouse might be hiding assets or otherwise not being upfront with you about what he or she has tucked away. These professionals may be able to do a deep dive into your spouse’s online affairs and accounts to help make sure you get a fair shake during asset division.
If you, your ex or the two of you together own a business, you may need to use the services of a business valuator. The business valuator helps determine the value of a business and may, too, help you figure out possible ways to divide it.
While these are some of the common financial professionals you might need in a divorce case, this is not an exhaustive list of all financial professionals who may be able to help you with your own.