John D. Kershman, Esq. is a partner at Stange Law Firm, PC, who manages the Central Region of the firm in Missouri in Clayton, Ellisville, Union, Columbia, Springfield, and the St. Louis City (by appointment) office. He focuses his practice on complex domestic litigation and appeals including family law mediation and collaborative family law. He is admitted to practice in Missouri; and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Federal districts; and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Kershman is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals as well as the Missouri Collaborative Institute in which he also serves on the board of directors. He is a graduate of Washington University Law School where he is an adjunct professor of law since 2007. There, he instructs U.S. Law and Methods for an LL.M. program, and has been a coach of the law school’s National Appellate Advocacy Team capturing three consecutive national championships. Mr. Kershman was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star through Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine from 2010 – 2015. He has been selected in 2015, 2016, and 2017 as a Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel – Nation’s Top Attorneys. Additionally, he has received a 10/10 Superb Rating from Avvo as well as been selected by The National Advocates as among the Top 100 Lawyers, Matrimonial and Family Law. He has presented on Family Law topics for NBI-National Business Institute, West LegalEdcenter, and The Missouri Bar.
Top 5 Challenges in Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce
CLE Credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)
Problems and pitfalls commonly come up while attempting to find hidden assets in divorce cases. This insightful course will take you through some of the top issues you face, including keeping costs in line, how to properly analyze important tax returns and financial records and what you should look for in business divorces. Take on the biggest problems in uncovering hidden assets.
Key topics to be discussed:
• Master the art of keeping expenses in line
• Save time and money – learn how to determine when you are looking for assets that don’t exist
• Review methods for searching complex tax returns and financial records to find what you are looking for
• Examine ways to confirm custodial accounts or trusts aren’t being used to veil assets
• Discuss the red flags to watch out for in business divorce
Date / Time: February 12, 2019
• 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
• 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
• 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
• 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific
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• Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast:Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
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Section I. Keeping Costs in Line
Section II. Searching for Assets that Don’t Exist
Section III. Analyzing Tax Returns and Financial Records
Section IV. Ensuring Custodial Accounts or Trusts Aren’t Being Used to Veil Assets
Section V. Business Divorce: Identifying Red Flags
Section VI. Lack of Cooperation from Opposing Parties, Financial Institutions, etc.