Splitting up marital assets?Finalizing a divorce involves many decisions, including who gets the house. There are generally two options regarding real estate - it can be put on the market and the proceeds split, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should commission an appraisal of the residence.
An appraisal for divorce purposes must have a well-supported, professional report that can be supported to a judge. Accu Value Appraisals pledges to give you an exceptional level of service with courtesy and well-supported conclusions. We understand how to handle the delicate needs of a divorce situation.
California attorneys and accountants depend on our opinions when ascertaining what real estate is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes depending on a value opinion. We understand their needs and are accustomed to dealing with all parties involved. We provide appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For legal professionals working with a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to determine market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date may not be the same as the date you purchased the appraisal. We're versed in the techniques and requirements necessary to complete a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value conclusion that matches the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we take on, we remain conscious of the fact that they need to be handled delicately. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which compels us to keep the highest degree of confidentiality, ensuring the utmost discretion.