Property Valuations for Estate Settlement by Joseph Mier & Associates

Estate settlement is an important and sometimes stressful task. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as promptly and respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Part of Joseph Mier & Associates's focus is to create top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can depend on. Often, the parties involved will have different expectations of how the appraisal process should work; however, our knowledge of the estate process definitely satisfy all parties involved. We write appraisal reports that meet the needs of the legal system and various groups.

Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your exact estate appraisal specifications and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.

Settling an estate most often demands an appraisal to show fair market value for the estate affected. It's understandable that thinking about getting an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. So, we understand that the time an appraisal report is requested will not match the date of death. Our company is comfortable with the practices and requirements needed to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our staff to confidentiality, ensuring the highest degree of discretion for all parties involved.

The requirement of needing an appraisal report when cooperating with government agencies to prove income when filing documents is often misunderstood by most people.

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the revenue authorities absolutely should be supported by an accurate report as to how the appraiser arrived at his conclusions. In having a report backed by Joseph Mier & Associates's professional appraisers, you will have the understanding that the numbers shown in the report will clearly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are well founded and correct.

An executor will be over-joyed by an appraisal by Joseph Mier & Associates which will show him undeniable facts and figures to deal with the IRS and LA state agencies' requirements. There's no need to worry when getting a report from Joseph Mier & Associates, because we will back it no matter what.

Opinions of value used in documents provided to the the IRS and LA state agencies definitely should be supported by a detailed report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions.