Appraisal Witness: Qualified Expert

Appraisal Witness: Qualified Expert

Appraisal Witness

What to expect of Durkin Valuation Appraisers:

A detailed inventory by a professional, expert appraisal witness, presented in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

Where necessary, an expert appraisal witness will conduct a physical inspection of the property.

Professional and expert appraisal witnesses with current knowledge of the fluctuating market, through use of on-line services, auction prices and an extensive library of reference materials.


Our expert appraisal witnesses are highly experienced in assisting prospective clients in formulating management and exit strategies for their assets. While client’s can benefit from accelerated marketing, there are times when an alternative marketing approach will yield more wealth. Our expert appraisal witnesses have the knowledge and expertise to help with developing these plans.

Our expert appraisal witnesses have years of training and field experience, which allow them to analyze and create working strategies.


Our expert appraisal witnesses have experience in the following asset valuation areas:

Business Valuations
Machinery and Equipment Appraisal
Decedent Estate Appraisal
Dissolution Estate Appraisal (Divorce)
Computer equipment
Farm and agricultural equipment
Furniture and fixtures
Heavy and light construction equipment
Manufacturing plant
Medical, dental and veterinary equipment
Mergers, acquisitions
Partnership buyouts
Business dissolutions
Charitable donations
Settlement of insurance claims
Damage or total loss due to natural disasters, flood, hurricane, tornado, wind
Estate settlement
Sales of surplus capacity
Inventory liquidation
Establish asset-based lines of credit
Networking equipment
Printing equipment
Restaurant/food handling/grocery equipment
Chemical and plastics equipment
Transportation or trucking equipment
Wood and metal working equipment
Oil and Gas, drilling equipment

Our expert appraisal witnesses are members of the National Associations of Professional Appraisers, American Society of Appraisers and the National Auctioneers Association, which use the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) that is governed by the Appraisal Foundation, authorized by Congress as the Source of Appraisal Standards and Appraisal Qualifications.


To ensure that you are provided with the highest possible service, our expert appraisal witnesses have field experience, combined with the following appraisal courses and accreditations:

Senior Professional Appraiser (SPA), NAPA
Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA), NAA
Accredited Senior Appraiser, ASA
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP 2012)

This training means that you are guaranteed quality when using one of our expert appraisal witnesses, as they have both the knowledge and skills required to assist you in all your valuations needs.

Durkin Valuation Associates have numerous appraisers from 30 years experience appraising and we are willing to testify as expert witnesses anywhere in the world. Telephone: (617) 720-0332

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