Asset search and discovery is an extremely specialized type of investigation, demanding extensive experience, access and resources. Anyone can access public databases and complete a superficial search; however, checking public databases is only the beginning step, and this step is only about 10% of a complete asset search or asset investigation.
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The art of locating hidden assets is a complex and intensive process that can involve several methods of legal asset identification, such as field investigation, proprietary databases, foreign sources, surveillance, vendor records and payments, third party information, and document collection and verification. Each case is unique and should be approached as such.
Our asset search process will discover a subject’s financial interests in the following areas:
• Real or Personal Property
• Motor Vehicles, Aircraft and Watercraft
• Ownership or Interest in Corporations, LLCs, LLPs, etc.
• Trademarks or Service Marks, Patents
• UCC Interests
• Judgments, Liens, Bankruptcies
• Checking and Savings Accounts
• Brokerage Accounts
• IRAs and Retirement Accounts
• Offshore Accounts
• Stock Accounts
Our investigators include former Special Agents with the FBI, and they have the specialized experience and education and resources to successfully complete asset discovery cases. All searches are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and GLB financial privacy laws.
Read More: Top 10 Reasons for Conducting an Asset Search.
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Asset Search – Potential Business Partner
Know If Your Business Partner Is Lying About Assets
Getting into business with someone can be a tough decision, particularly if you do not know your business partner very well. One of the most important considerations can be the extent of their personal and commercial assets. First, this information indicates whether your partner has the resources to meet their current financial obligations. Second, it indicates whether or not they will be in a position to invest more money down the line.
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Asset Search – Finding Bank Accounts
Finding Bank Accounts That May Be Registered Under Other Names or Entities
Individuals seeking to conceal their assets often open multiple bank accounts, potentially at overseas or out-of-state institutions. Others shelter funds in accounts registered to sham corporations or limited liability companies, or use an alias or maiden name to avoid detection.
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Asset Search Prior to Litigation
Is It Worth Filing a Lawsuit?
Before filing a lawsuit for money damages, it is essential to know as much as possible about the person or the company you are suing. In most cases, litigation will involve a major commitment of time and resources. It is important you know up front if the defendant is worthy of pursuit.
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Asset Search – Divorce Cases
Find Out How Much Your Spouse is Really Worth
Studies have show that between 40% and 50% of first marriages in the U.S. end in divorce and common experience suggests that 99.9% of divorces are difficult and emotional. It is not uncommon for divorce proceedings to turn into a lengthy battle over ownership of marital assets. What is truly surprising, however, is how often husbands and wives are unaware of the extent of their spouse’s assets – and unable to find documentation of those assets without professional assistance.
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