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Durkin Valuation Associates, Expert Appraisal Witnesses,

    include 2 attorneys,
    1 PhD,
    1 BA
    and 3 continued education appraisers

with a sum total of over 70 years experience in valuations. The Durkin Valuation Associates team is 2012-2013 USPAP compliant with one member as a certified instructor of USPAP.

Credentials: ASA (American Society of Appraisers) Accredited Senior Appraiser, NAPA (National Association of Professional Appraisers) Senior Professional Appraiser, NAA (National Auctioneer Association) Graduate Personal Property Appraiser, Appraisal Foundation (USPAP 2012 – 2013) USPAP compliant, passing 15 hour course and test.

We specialize in appraisals involving Business Valuation, Machinery and Equipment, Personal Property, Real Property, Marital Estates, Decedent Estates, Replacement Value for Insurance, and IRS Charitable Contributions. We offer qualified Expert Appraisal Witness Testimony to support our appraisals and appraisal consulting. We are prepared to appraise your project nationwide or worldwide.

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