Darlene Shaffer

39 State Route 12, Ste. 2
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
United States
Office Phone: 908-782-7900
Member since 2014
Membership Type: IACP


Financial Professional

Darlene is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 27 years of public accounting experience. She specializes in Business Valuation and Litigation Support work and has earned the professional designations of Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) from the AICPA and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) from NACVA. She is also trained in Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law to assist divorcing couples in reaching a settlement without court intervention and a long, drawn out and costly litigation process.

Area(s) of Practice: Business Valuations Forensic Accounting and Analysis Support for Case Development Discovery and Depositions Record Reconstruction Review of Opponents Report Shareholder, Member and Partner Disputes Creation of a Buy/Sell Agreement Ownership Succession and Wealth Transfer Gift and Estate Tax Determinations Charitable Contribution of Company Stock Stockholder Agreements S Corporation Conversions/Built-in-Gains Tax Intangibles (Goodwill, Customer Lists, Etc.) Fair Value Financial Reporting Goodwill Impairment Testing Economic Damage Assessments Marital Dissolution and Settlement Options Divorce Property Settlements Evaluation of Tax Matters in Proposed Settlements Expert Witness Testimony Banker/Lender Collateral Investigating Undue Influence Breach of Contract Financial Statement Misrepresentation Misappropriation of Funds Professional Malpractice (Tax and Accounting) Alternative Dispute Resolution Strategic Alternatives Assessments Document/Agreement Review Internal Control Assessments and Monitoring Claims Verification Loan Applications Business Interruption Fraud Prevention and Performance Audits Fiduciary Accountings for Estates and Trusts Due Diligence and Transaction Structures Reorganizations and Recapitalizations Cash Flow Analysis Mergers and Acquisitions Purchase Price Allocations Selling or Buying a Business Commercial Litigation Collaborative Law
License(s): Certified Public Accountant (CPA), New Jersey State Board of Accountancy, License 20CC02960500 August 2002 – Present Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), License Certificate 4215 January 2014 – Present Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), License Certificate 4873 September 2010 – Present Cerfified Valuation Analyst (CVA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), License Certificate 991339 August 2010 – Present

Professional Activities

Organizations include: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) New Jersey Collaborative Law Group (NJCLG) Toastmasters International

Undergraduate Education

University of Pittsburgh 1987