Litigation Support

Forensic Accounting – The application of specialized investigative and accounting skills to investigate and analyze complex financial matters and clearly communicate findings to the legal community, be it to a client, attorney, judge and/or jury.

Choosing the right forensic accountant for your legal matter may save you thousands. Patricia Hartman is committed to efficiently and effectively helping you resolve your litigation matters by getting to the bottom line and giving you the facts that you need to come to an effective resolution, and providing expert witness testimony when required. For more than 20 years, Mrs. Hartman has been meeting the needs of her litigation clients by providing personal attention, accessibility, and reliable results. Call the professional you can trust.

Litigation Support

Patricia Hartman has a long-established track record of providing excellence in her litigation support services to attorneys and other professionals involved in litigation cases. She works with your attorneys throughout your pendency of your case to analyze, compile and explain relevant financial issues that are crucial to the outcome of your matter. Call the expert you can trust.

Divorce/Family Law

Whether you are proceeding with a fully litigated divorce case, a collaborative divorce case or working toward a mediated settlement without the war, Patricia Hartman can assist you with an expeditious and beneficial outcome to your matter by providing you with the financial information and advice that you need to make an informed decision. Ms. Hartman is committed to excellence you can trust.

Our services include:

  • Financial Affidavit preparation
  • Mandatory Disclosure preparation
  • Child Support Guideline calculations
  • Income determination
  • Lifestyle Analysis
  • Equitable Distribution analysis
  • Premarital Agreement documentation
  • Alimony scenario analysis

Collaborative Family Law

Collaborative Family Law is a process that enables you and your spouse to resolve your differences in a non-adversarial manner, and to create solutions that are best for you and your family. Generally, the CPA in a collaborative setting acts as a neutral, working for both parties, which ultimately gives you better information and saves the fees of each having their own. Patricia Hartman has been trained in this discipline and is committed to helping you resolve your case without litigation. Call the professional you can trust.

Dissenting Shareholder, Business Partner, LLC Member and Minority Oppression Disputes

Whether you are a minority owner, equal owner or a majority owner of a corporation’s stock or ownership interest, Patricia Hartman can assist you with the analysis that you need to work through shareholder disputes in the most expeditious and beneficial manner possible, providing you with the financial information and advice that you need to make informed decisions related to your case.

As a business valuation expert, Ms. Hartman can provide you with the estimates of value for your interest and assist you with all financial aspects of your case. Call the expert you can trust.

 

Business Valuations

Whether you are going through a divorce, a business dispute, a sale of ownership interest or you just want to know what your business interest is truly worth, Patricia Hartman will provide you with excellence in business valuation services. Ms. Hartman holds the esteemed business valuation certifications from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. Call the expert you can trust.

Economic Damages and Lost Profits Computations

Have you experienced economic damages or lost profits as the result of defects or damages caused by another? Patricia Hartman is experienced at tracking and analyzing the costs associated with your loss. Ms. Hartman is committed to handling all financial aspects of your case with excellence. Call the expert you can trust.

Due Diligence

Planning to purchase a business or make some other investment decision? Patricia Hartman has been assisting clients perform due diligence investigations for 20 years. Call the expert you can trust.

Fraud Investigations

  • Are you working hard but the profits seem to disappear?
  • Do you believe there is a fraud going on in your organization?
Patricia Hartman is certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners as a Fraud Examiner. She has also received the designation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as Certified in Financial Forensics. Call the expert you can trust.

Usury Claims

Have you been charged in interest rate that exceeds the statutory usury rate? Have you been accused of charging a usurious amount of interest? The usury statutes contain outlines for calculations related to legally allowable rates of interest. Call the expert you can trust.

Expert Witness

Patricia Hartman has been providing expert witness testimony for over 20 years. She holds designations from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as Certified in Financial Forensic (CFF), as wells as Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV). She has been certified by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts as Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA). Ms. Hartman has been accepted by courts as experts throughout South Florida. Call the expert you can trust.