Splitting up assets?
Settling a divorce involves many decisions, including "Who gets the house". There are generally two alternatives regarding the house - it can be sold and the proceeds split, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should get an appraisal of the mutual real estate.
Contact us if your needs include an appraisal for the purposes of a divorce or other allocation of assets.
An appraisal for divorce purposes must have a well-supported, expert report that is defensible to a judge. When you order an appraisal from REID E. CHOATE & ASSOCIATES, LLC, you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. We also know how to care for the sensitive needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys in HI as well as accountants depend on our appraisals when figuring out real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is important. We have a great deal of expertise working with everyone involved and are ready to assist with your needs. We provide appraisal documents that fulfill the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
As a legal professional working with a divorce, your case's material facts regularly requires an appraisal to determine fair market value for the residential real estate involved. A great deal of the time the divorce date differs from the date you requested the appraisal. We are familiar with the processes and requirements fundamental to do a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value conclusion corresponding to the date of divorce. We perform many divorce appraisals (unfortunately) and we understand that they require prudence delicately. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which compels us to keep the highest degree of confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.
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