Divorce Appraisals in the state of LA by Joseph Mier & Associates
Settling a divorce involves many decisions, including "Who gets the house". There are generally two choices when it comes to real estate - it can be put up for sale and the proceeds divvied up, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would be wise to get an appraisal of the joint real estate.
Contact us if your needs include an appraisal dealing with a divorce or other separation of assets.
When the purpose of an appraisal is the division of assets, it requires a well-supported, expert value conclusion that can be supported in court. When you order an appraisal from Joseph Mier & Associates, you are assured the best in service with courtesy and top notch analysis. Working through the particular challenges of a divorce situation is somewhat matter-of-fact for us.
LA attorneys and accountants rely on our opinions when calculating what the real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes needing a value opinion. We have an abundance of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and can readily handle your needs. We create appraisal documents that fulfill the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
For attorneys working with a divorce, your case's material facts frequently necessitates an appraisal to determine fair market value for the residential real estate involved. Many times the divorce date may not be the same as the date you purchased the appraisal. We're comfortable with the procedures and what it means to develop a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value conclusion matching the date of divorce. We work on a reasonable number of divorce appraisals and we understand that they need to be handled with total professionalism. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.