Business Valuation in Divorce cases

Going through divorce is never easy. However, when a closely held business is involved, things get much more complicated. In such cases, many issues need to be addressed including, what is considered a business for property division purposes, when is a business...

Elements of Business Valuation Reports

So you have received the written business valuation report of the closely held business owned by your client, or your client’s spouse. You find the valuation amount on the cover letter and either like it or hate. But what are the other important elements you should...

Business Development and Business Valuations

When I tell people that I am the Director of Business Development for ValuePointe.biz, I am often met with many questions and misunderstandings. While most people have heard of the term before, few seem to understand exactly what it actually is. This confusion is...

Family Law: When Are Business Valuations Required?

For family law attorneys to properly represent their clients, it’s imperative to have an understanding of business valuations and when they are required. The widely accepted state appointed mandate is that all marital property must be properly valued for equitable...

Husband Ordered to Pay Wife’s Business Valuation Fees

In the recent unpublished Virginia case of Hugh v. Hugh (Va. App. 2014), the Virginia Court of Appeals upheld the trial courts order that the Husband pay the Wife’s business valuation expert’s fee of $25,000.   The trial court noted that husband stonewalled the Wife’s...