Dividing marital assets?We realize that divorce can be very difficult. There are numerous choices that have to be resolved, including what's going to happen to the house. There are generally two choices when it comes to common real estate - it can be put up for sale and the proceeds divided, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should order an appraisal of the mutual real estate.
An appraisal for divorce purposes requires a well-established, expert value conclusion that is defensible in court. When you order an appraisal from Ken Colley & Associates Inc., you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. Taking into account the special conditions of a divorce situation is not a problem for us.
Attorneys and accountants in Arkansas rely on our appraisals when determining real property values 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 reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
As an attorney representing a client in a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to determine market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date can be different from the date you purchased the appraisal. We're comfortable with the methods and the effort fundamental to complete a retrospective appraisal that has an effective date and Market Value opinion corresponding to the date of divorce. We work on lots of 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, ensuring the utmost discretion.