Dividing assets?Divorce settlements involve 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 divided, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would find it in their best interest to commission an appraisal of the residence.
An appraisal for the purpose of asset division needs a well-supported, expert value conclusion that will hold up in court. When you order an appraisal from Meyer Lane Appraisals, you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. We understand how to handle the prickly needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys and accountants in Pennsylvania depend on our appraisals when ascertaining real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is material. We understand their needs and are used to dealing with all parties involved. We provide appraisal reports that meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
For legal professionals working with a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to establish market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date can be different from the date you requested the appraisal. We're accustomed to the procedures and all that it means to do a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Market Value estimate that matches the date of divorce. We perform many divorce appraisals , and we understand that they need to be handled prudently. 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.