Divorce Appraisals in Martin County by Dana O'Hara Smith
Finalizing a divorce involves many decisions, including "Who gets the house". There are generally two options when it comes to the house - it can be put on the market and the proceeds divvied up, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should get an appraisal of the residence.
Contact us if your needs include an appraisal related to a divorce or other separation of assets.
An appraisal for the purpose of assent division should include a well-established, expert value conclusion that will hold up to a judge. When you order an appraisal from Dana O'Hara Smith, you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Through experience and education, we've learned how to handle the prickly needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys in FL as well as accountants depend on our analysis when calculating what the real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is in question. We have an abundance of expertise working with everyone involved and We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We create appraisal reports that meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
As a lawyer working with a divorce, your case's material facts regularly needs an appraisal to establish fair market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date can be different from the date you requested the appraisal. We're versed in the techniques and what is essential to complete a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value estimate that matches the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we are hired to do we remain cognizant of the fact that they need to be handled delicately. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) dictates confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.