Litigation Support Services

Family Law and Divorce

Mercer Capital brings a team of experienced and credentialed experts and over 35 years of experience to the field of dispute analysis and litigation support

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/mediated divorces.

Services & Qualifications

Valuation Services

  • Valuations of Privately Owned Businesses and Professional Practices
  • Valuations of Intellectual Property, Tradename, and Other Intangible Assets
  • Valuations and Determination of Personal vs. Enterprise Goodwill and Active vs. Passive Appreciation
  • Valuations of Stock Options, Restricted Stock, Pensions, Notes, and Other Investment Assets
  • Valuations of Compensation Agreements

Forensic Services

  • Assistance with Financial Affidavits
  • Equitable Distribution Analysis
  • Lifestyle Analysis
  • Pay and Need Analysis
  • Income Determination
  • Alimony Calculation
  • Classification of Assets and Liabilities
  • Tracing Services
  • Dissipation Analysis

Advisory Services

  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Serving in Mediation, Arbitration, or as Court-Appointed and/or Mutually Agreed-Upon Experts
  • Serving as the Financial Neutral in a Collaborative Divorce
  • 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

Our Qualifications

  • Deposition and Testimony Experience
  • Technical and Industry Expertise
  • National Reputations for Independence and Objectivity
  • Valuation and Forensic Credentials from the AICPA, the ASA, the CFA Institute, RICS, and NACVA
  • Trained in Collaborative Law

Who We Serve

  • Businesses – Private & Public
  • Divorcing Spouses
  • Attorneys
  • Courts, mediators, and Arbitrators
  • Business Owners
  • Family Offices
  • High-Wealth Individuals
  • Others in Need of Neutral, Independent Experts


Research and Resources

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