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When involved in a divorce, choose AVK Appraisal Services to provide an unbiased defensible value of the common real estate asset. Divorce settlements involve many decisions, including who gets the house. There are generally two choices when it comes to the house - it can be sold and the proceeds divided, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should get an appraisal of the residence. Relying on a free online service is probably not in your best interest.

A divorce appraisal needs a well-established, authoritative report that will hold up with or without litigation. When you order an appraisal from AVK Appraisal Services, you are assured the best in service with courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Taking into account the particular challenges of a divorce situation is a familiar task. AVK Appraisal Services is there when you need an appraisal related to a divorce or other separation of assets. California attorneys as well as accountants rely on our analysis when figuring out what real estate is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes needing a value opinion.

We understand their needs and are used to dealing with all parties involved. We assemble appraisal documents that meet the requirements of mediation, arbitration or litigation. As a lawyer dealing with a divorce, your case's evidence regularly needs an appraisal to establish market value as of a specific date.

Often the divorce date may not be the same as the date the property is inspected. We're comfortable with the techniques to develop a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value opinion corresponding to the date of divorce specified. We work on many divorce appraisals (unfortunately) and we understand that they need to be handled with the utmost care. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) requires client confidentiality in its ethics provision.

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