Dividing marital assets?We understand that divorce is a painful process. There are countless issues looming, including the status of the home. There are generally two options when it comes to common real estate - it can be sold and the proceeds divided, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties would be wise to order an appraisal of the residence.
When the purpose of an appraisal is a couple splitting up, it requires a well-supported, authoritative appraisal document that can be supported during a trial. When you order an appraisal from Lavender/McElveen Appraisals, you are assured the best in service with professional courtesy and well-supported conclusions. We understand how to handle the delicate needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys and accountants in South Carolina rely on our appraisals when calculating what real estate is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes where it is crucial. We have a lot of expertise working with everyone involved and can readily handle your needs. We assemble appraisal reports that meet the requirements of the courts and various agencies.
As a legal professional representing a client in a divorce, your case's material facts customarily require an appraisal to ascertain market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date can be different from the date you requested the appraisal. We're versed in the techniques and all that it takes to complete a retrospective appraisal with an effective date and Market Value conclusion that matches the date of divorce. We handle lots of divorce appraisals , and we understand that they need to be handled with the utmost care. The ethics provision within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds us with confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.