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Methods of Valuation in Matrimonial Appraisals

, New York Law Journal


Matthew C. Kesten and Edward Lewand write that typically, attorneys will seek a Fair Market Value appraisal of property. However, in a matrimonial situation, the FMV may differ depending on the nature of the assignment, the type of property being appraised, and the market in which the property might be sold. Marketable Cash Value is often the correct valuation method for matrimonial disputes.

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  • Barry Block, GG Master Gemologist Appraiser ASA

    Excellent article on a subject that is so often misunderstood...

  • Steven R. Smith

    Excellent article. There can be a huge difference between what something can be appraised for and what it can be sold for.

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