New Tennessee Law on Discounts for Lack of Marketability (DLOM)

June 14, 2017
Click Here for a PDF of the New Law.

The 110th Tennessee General Assembly passed House Bill 348 during the 2017 session. As enacted, the law requires courts in making equitable division of marital property to consider all relevant evidence, including valuation methods typically used with regard to such assets without regard to whether the sale of the asset is reasonably foreseeable, ...

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New Case - Fuller v. Fuller - Intangible Trail Income Stream is a Marital Asset, But Not Income for Support; Includes Comment from Robert Vance

December 21, 2016
Erin Alford Fuller (“Mother”) v. Roger Darnell Fuller (“Father”)

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Case Number: E2016-00243-COA-R3-CV
Appeal from the Chancery Court for Bradley County
Trial Judge: Chancellor Jerry S. Bryant
Date Filed: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

An interesting new case was filed on December 21, 2016 that ...

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Vance Slated for Five Year-End Speaking Engagements

September 2, 2016
Robert will be speaking to these groups on these topics:

Oct. 25, 2016 - Mock Deposition for a Business Valuation, Tennessee Society of CPAs, 2016 TSCPA Southeastern Forensic & Valuation Services Conference, Brentwood, TN, Robert will be presenting with Miles Mason and Brent McDade; Click Here to Register Oct. 27, 2016 - Business Valuation–Dissecting Closely Held ...

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BankTennessee Sponsors a CLE Session With Vance is the Featured Speaker

April 11, 2016
Robert will teach a CLE for Cordova, Germantown and Collierville area attorneys entitled What is “Forensic Accounting” And Will It Help My Case?  The session will be held at the Schilling branch of BankTennessee, 1125 West Poplar Avenue in Collierville from noon to 1:00 pm on April 20, 2016. Attendance is free and lunch will be ...

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New case - Yates v. Yates - Sales Commissions on Marital Residence

February 26, 2016
James Mason Yates v. Sally Jo Seitz Yates

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Case Number: M2015-00667-COA-R3-CV
Appeal from the Circuit Court for Rutherford County
Originating Judge: Judge Royce Taylor
Date Filed: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Yates appellate case focused mostly on the prenuptial agreement signed by the parties. Wife requested a ...

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Tenn Society of CPAs Past Presidents Luncheon

February 11, 2016

The Memphis chapter held the annual Past Presidents Luncheon to honor those that lead their colleagues. Robert Vance is second from the left and served 2007-2008.  

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2015 TSCPA Southeastern Forensic & Valuation Services Conference

FVS 2015 Conference
September 23, 2015
The 2015 Tennessee Society of CPAs Southeastern Forensic & Valuation Services Conference was held in Brentwood, TN October 26-28, 2015. Robert Vance moderated a Judges Panel for the fourth time. The Panel this year featured Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Lyle, TN Senior Judge Walter Kurtz and Madison County Chancellor Jimmy Butler. Chancellor Lyle discussed the Davidson ...

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Vance Presented for NACVA in Houston & Ft. Lauderdale

September 16, 2015
The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) asked Robert Vance to teach a 3 hour session entitled: "A Hands-On Workshop for Starting and Completing A Personal Injury Economic Damages Analysis" at NACVA and the CTI's Financial Forensics and Expert Witness Conference in Houston, Texas on October 20, 2015. Robert also taught a 3 hour session entitled ...

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NACVA's Annual Conference in New Orleans

June 30, 2015
The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) heard Robert Vance present at the NACVA and the CTI's 2015 Annual Consultants' Conference in New Orleans on June 25, 2015. The session was entitled "A Hands-On Workshop for Starting and Completing A Personal Injury Economic Damages Analysis". Robert also participated in a "Leading-Edge Financial Forenics Panel ...

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Tennessee Judicial Conference Heard Vance Present on Business Valuation

Expert Witness Testimony
March 19, 2015
Robert Vance presented "Business Valuation: What Tennessee Judges Need to Know" to the March 2015 Tennessee Judicial Conference held at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, TN on March 19, 2015. Vance provided a one hour seminar on valuing closely-held businesses and professional practices specifically in the context of a Tennessee divorce. Topics covered were the basic approaches ...

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