Mercer Capital is frequently engaged to provide support in family law and divorce disputes.

Mercer Capital is a national business valuation and financial advisory firm. We are frequently engaged to provide support in family law and divorce disputes. We bring a team of experienced and credentialed experts and over 35 years of experience to the field of dispute analysis and litigation support. Assisting our clients through the entire dispute process, we provide initial consultation and analysis, as well as testimony and trial support. We provide services to litigated divorces, as well as collaborative/co-mediated divorces.

Valuation Services

  • Valuation of privately held businesses and
    professional practices
  • Valuation of intellectual property and other intangible
    assets
  • Determination and valuation allocation of personal
    and enterprise goodwill
  • Valuation of stock options, pensions, notes, & other
    investment assets
  • Employment contracts and other compensation
    agreements
  • Serving as the business valuation professional in a
    collaborative divorce

Forensic Services

  • Classification of assets and liabilities
  • Investigation of asset flight and/or dissipation of
    assets
  • Asset-tracing of separate versus marital property
  • Lifestyle/needs and ability to pay analyses for
    assistance to determine spousal support
  • Tracing appreciation of separate retirement assets
  • Identification of diverted or unreported income and
    double-counted expenses
  • Identification of and interviewing parties of interest
  • Data analysis
  • Lost profits analysis

Advisory Services

  • Expert witness testimony
  • Serving as the financial neutral in a collaborative
    divorce
  • Serving in mediation, arbitration, or as court-appointed
    and/or mutually agreed-upon experts
  • General litigation support
  • Assistance with discovery
  • Critique of opposing expert reports
  • Impact of transactions on valuation
  • Economic research
  • Public securities, market, and industry research
  • Assistance with depositions and cross-examination
  • Developing case strategy
  • Preparation of demonstrative exhibits

Who We Serve

  • Divorcing spouses
  • Consulting for family law attorneys
  • Courts, mediators, and others in need of neutral
    experts
  • Business owners
  • Family offices
  • High-wealth professionals

Our Qualifications

  • Deposition and testimony experience
  • Technical and industry expertise
  • National reputations for independence and objectivity
  • Valuation and forensic credentials from the AICPA,
    the American Society of Appraisers, the CFA Institute,
    the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, and the
    National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Trained in collaborative law