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Why Personal Injury Attorneys Must Satisfy Their Due Diligence by Conducting an Asset Search.

For those of you who are employed in the personal injury profession, conducting a thorough asset search is critical in protecting yourself from a potential lawsuit from your own client someday.  Many times there may be insufficient insurance to make your client whole. Before you settle their claim, a quick asset search can satisfy your […]

Divorce Attorneys and Asset Searches

  If used properly and if conducted by a reputable asset search company, asset searches can be used as a valuable tool in divorce. Before you enter into discovery, or accept your adversary’s financial statement, shouldn’t you be certain that all assets are declared? What happens to an attorney who fails to inform the client […]

Choosing An Asset Search Company

  When looking to conduct an asset search, it is important to carefully choose a qualified asset search company to assist you. The internet has become second nature for the majority, making it easy for someone to create a website that could potentially scam you or provide invaluable information. Therefore, it is important to research […]

Judgments, Liens & Bankruptcy Searches

When choosing a new business partner or vendor for your company, shouldn’t you be fully aware of their financial health? Also, when proceeding with a lawsuit, isn’t it important to verify if the subject has sufficient assets or outstanding liabilities to decide whether it is even cost effective to proceed with an action? By conducting […]

Probating an Estate and uncovering assets

The individual (or bank or trust company) that is appointed to settle the estate of the testator under a will is called an executor or personal representative.  If there is no will, a person, usually a family member, will be appointed to deal with the decedent’s estate, and the appointed person is called an administrator.  […]

Post-Asset Search Legal Tools

Conducting an asset search on a subject is the first step for businesses and individuals to receive payments that are due to them. Most thorough asset searches cost less than $300.00 and provide existing assets of a subject such as what they own for real estate and other personal assets, together with the liabilities that […]

Your Spouses Assets, What You Need to Know in a Divorce.

If you are going through a divorce, or if you are currently considering a divorce, you know that income and asset issues will be paramont. From dividing marital assets and liabilities, to deciding alimony and child support, money issues will take the center stage. The key to achieving a fair and reasonable settlement between your […]

ASSET SEARCH DUE DILIGENCE

“CYA” or otherwise referred to as, cover your ass, is my recommendation to those of you who are employed in the personal injury, collections, divorce or corporate due diligence professions. For to satisfy ones due diligence is like buying fire insurance…in that you hope that you never need it but you’re dam glad you bought […]

To Sue or Not to Sue?

It is not always easy to make a decision when it comes to filing a lawsuit against a debtor. Before one can choose whether or not to sue, they should know whether the debtor has sufficient assets to secure payment or if the debtor has existing liabilities, judgments, and liens. The simplest and most comprehensive […]

What Can be Discovered Through an Asset Search in lieu of Bank Account Information?

Since the Financial Services Modernization Act was signed into law on November 12, 1999, it is no longer permissible to obtain bank account information from either banks or bank customers by the use of false pretense. We have been repeatedly asked the question: if I can’t get the bank account information, should I even bother to conduct an asset search?
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