Divorce Appraisals in the state of Pennsylvania by Lewis S. Lerman AssociatesDivorce settlements involve many decisions, including who gets the house. There are generally two choices when discussing the house - 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 residence.
When the purpose of an appraisal is a couple splitting up, it requires a well-established, authoritative report that can be supported to a judge. Lewis S. Lerman Associates guarantees the very best in service with courtesy and well-supported conclusions. Handling the special conditions of a divorce situation is not a problem for us.
Attorneys as well as accountants in Pennsylvania depend on our analysis when determining real property values for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is crucial. We have a lot of expertise working with everyone involved and are standing by to assist your needs. We create appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For attorneys working with a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to establish market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date differs from the date you requested the appraisal. We are familiar with the processes and what it means to complete a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value opinion that matches the date of divorce. We perform many divorce appraisals , and we understand that they need to be handled with the utmost care. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which dictates confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.