PROBLEM:

You know you’ve heard your debtor tell friends that some of his best investments were in commodity futures contracts, but you have no way of knowing just how much money he has invested in them.

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SOLUTION:

We’ve blogged before here about tracking down your debtor’s investments in the stock market, but you’re right

PROBLEM:

For as long as you’ve known your debtor, he’s insisted on purchasing travelers checks before going on any vacation.  You didn’t really see the need, but now you’re starting to wonder if he may actually have converted some of his funds into travelers checks to hide money from you.

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SOLUTIONS:

Although travelers checks

PROBLEM:

Your debtor has been in charge of handling the family’s finances throughout your marriage and you’re completely in the dark as to what is on your tax returns.

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SOLUTION:

We spend an awful lot of time telling you how valuable your debtor’s tax returns will be on your search for hidden assets. 

PROBLEM:

You suspect your debtor has interests in a pension plan or trust, but you’re so out of the loop with the family finances, you aren’t sure where to start looking for the money.

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SOLUTIONS:

As we always say, check out your debtor’s tax returns.  For pension income, see if you can find

PROBLEM:

You’re fairly certain your debtor has a large stock portfolio, but you fear he will either try to cash in on his investments or will hide them from you.

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SOLUTIONS:

Tracking down your debtor’s stock portfolio can be tricky.  People buy and sell stocks every day, and it may be difficult to pin

PROBLEM:

To make it seem like he has very little money, the debtor has been writing checks and giving cash to his friends, family and other people/businesses with the intention of recovering this money after you get divorced.

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SOLUTIONS:

If you have access to your debtor’s bank records, they will be

PROBLEM:

Your debtor tells you that everything she earned while she was married is reflected in her tax returns, but you remember her asking your advice on whether she should accept stock options instead of a raise a few years back.  You can see from her tax returns that she did not get a