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Forensics – How We Can Help

“Forensic” means, “of, relating to, or used in courts of law or public debate or argument.” Forensic accounting is the specialty practice area of accounting that describes engagements involving real or anticipated litigation, and encompasses both litigation support and investigative accounting.

Forensic accounting has many contexts, including but not limited to:

  • Reconstructing records which were accidentally or intentionally destroyed
  • Investigating accounting records including tracing transactions to supporting source documents
  • Requesting identified necessary financial documents
  • Coordinating requests for replacement documentation
  • Analyzing financial results and balances for completeness and reasonableness

Our forensic accounting skills have been used within a variety of areas, including:

  • Civil litigation matters
    • Partner disputes
    • Breach of contracts
    • Tenant/landlord disputes
  • Corporate investigations
  • Employment issues
  • Marriage dissolutions
  • Probate matters
  • Due diligence engagements
  • Trespass and constructive interference matters
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We have the resources to get to the bottom of your most complex financial matters. Our team includes forensic accountants working with traditional CPAs and administrative staff.

Heading the team is Stephen A. Pedneault, CPA/CFF, CFE, FCPA. A CPA and forensic accountant. Steve is also a certified fraud examiner (CFE), certified in financial forensics (CFF) and is a forensic certified public accountant (FCPA). He brings over two decades of accounting experience to the firm.