When getting a divorce, choose Robert L Ripp, SRA to provide a true value of the shared residence.
Finalizing a divorce involves many decisions, including "Who gets the house". There are generally two options when it comes to 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 would be wise to order an appraisal of the residence.
Contact us if you require an appraisal for the purposes of a divorce or other allocation of assets.
An appraisal for divorce purposes must have a well-established, authoritative report that is defensible to a judge. Robert L Ripp, SRA pledges to give you the very best in service with professional courtesy and top notch analysis. We also know how to handle the sensitive needs of a divorce situation.
Attorneys in CO and accountants rely on our analysis when determining what the real property is worth for estates, divorces, or other disputes needing a value opinion. We have an abundance of expertise working with everyone involved and can readily handle your needs. We create appraisal documents for courts or various agencies that meet or exceed their requirements.
As a lawyer handling a divorce, your case's material facts often needs an appraisal to determine fair market value for the residential real estate involved. A lot of the time the divorce date may not be the same as the date you requested the appraisal. We're versed in the procedures and the effort requisite to develop a retroactive appraisal that has an effective date and Fair Market Value opinion corresponding to the date of divorce. For each divorce appraisal we are hired to do we keep in mind that they require prudence with the utmost care. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) contains an ethics provision which binds us with confidentiality, resulting in the utmost discretion.