Working on a divorce? LHC Appraisals has the experience you need.
Divorce settlements involve many decisions, including "Who gets the house". There are generally two options regarding the house - it can be put on the market and the proceeds divvied up, or one party can "buy out" the other. In either case, one or both parties should commission an appraisal of the mutual real estate.
Contact us LHC Appraisals is at your service if you need an appraisal related to a divorce or other separation of assets.
When the intended use of an appraisal is the division of assets, it must have a well-established, expert report that is defensible in court. When you order an appraisal from LHC Appraisals, you are assured the best in service with courtesy and the highest quality appraisal. Handling the particular needs of a divorce situation is familiar territory for us.
Attorneys in TX as well as accountants rely on our analysis when figuring out 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 provide appraisal reports for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
For legal professionals representing a client in a divorce, your case's evidence typically needs an appraisal to ascertain fair market value for the residential real estate involved. Often the divorce date may not be the same as the date you ordered the appraisal. We are familiar with the techniques and what's requisite to complete a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value estimate corresponding to the date of divorce. We handle lots of divorce appraisals (unfortunately) 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 binds us with confidentiality, guaranteeing you the utmost discretion.