Dividing marital assets?
Divorce settlements involve many decisions, including "Who gets the house". There are generally two options when it comes to the house - it can be sold and the proceeds divvied up, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should order an appraisal of the residence.
Contact us Early Edition, Inc. can assist if you need an appraisal dealing with a divorce or other allocation of assets.
An appraisal for the purpose of assent division requires a well-supported, expert document that can be supported during a trial. When you order an appraisal from Early Edition, Inc., you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Working through the special challenges of a divorce situation is not a problem for us.
Attorneys in DE as well as accountants rely on our values when calculating what the real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is material. We have a lot of expertise dealing with all the parties involved and are standing by to assist your needs. We create appraisal documents that meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
For lawyers handling a divorce, your case's material facts frequently necessitates an appraisal to ascertain fair 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 ordered the appraisal. We're experienced with the methods and all that it takes to perform a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value conclusion that matches the date of divorce. We work on a reasonable number of divorce appraisals (unfortunately) and we understand that they require prudence with total professionalism. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) dictates confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.