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A divorce involves many decisions including "Who gets the house?" There are generally two options regarding the property. The first is that it can be sold and the proceeds divided. The second is that one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should order an appraisal of the property.
Divorce appraisals require a well supported, professional appraisal that is defensible in court. When you order an appraisal from us, you're assured that you will get the ultimate in professional ethics, service, courtesy and the highest quality appraisal.
Attorneys and accountants rely on our values when calculating real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring that a value being placed on real property. We understand their needs and are comfortable dealing with all involved parties. Our appraisal reports meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies as well as comply with national, professional standards.
As an divorce attorney, your needs might include an appraisal which establishes fair market value for real estate and/or real property.
Often the date of the divorce differs from the date on which you order the appraisal. We're intimately familiar with all the procedures and requirements necessary to performing accurate retroactive and proactive appraisals. In these instances, the effective date and fair market value estimate comply precisely with your specifications. Beyond our normal exemplary ethics, the Ethics provision of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality that further insures the greatest possible degree of discretion.