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COURTCPA.COM Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners
Alameda, California
875 Island Drive, Suite 250, 94502


Contact:  Victor P. Republicano Jr., CPA, DABFA, FACFE
www.courtcpa.com
510-522-7111 Or Toll Free
info@courtcpa.com
Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners
875 Island Drive, Suite 250
Alameda, California 94502

Contact:  Victor P. Republicano Jr., CPA, DABFA, FACFE
www.courtcpa.com
510-522-7111
info@courtcpa.com
Victor P. Republicano, Jr., CPA, has been an accounting and consulting practitioner since 1977, providing professional services to business owners, corporate management, lawyers and their clients, throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For complete profile

Additional Fax: 510-580-7077
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Accountants Malpractice,  Accounting,  Business Damages,  Business Valuation,  Construction Claims,  Contract Disputes,  CPA,  Divorce,  Economic Damages,  Forensic Accounting,  Fraud Examiners,  Intellectual Properties,  Mediation,  Personal Injury,  Securities,  Trial Consultants,  Trial Preparation, 


Victor P. Republicano, Jr., CPA, has been an accounting and consulting practitioner since 1977, providing professional services to business owners, corporate management, lawyers and their clients, throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For complete profile

Additional Fax: 510-580-7077

Miles Appraisal Group
Mandeville, Louisiana
230 Bigner Rd, 70448


Contact:  985-871-5161
www.milesappraisalgroup.com
985-871-5161 Or Toll Free
milesappraisal@gmail.com
230 Bigner Rd
Mandeville, Louisiana 70448

Contact:  985-871-5161
www.milesappraisalgroup.com
985-871-5161
milesappraisal@gmail.com
Every year, countless people in the United States buy, sell or refinance their own slice of the American Dream. Most, if not all, of these transactions include a simple line item for an appraisal. It has become an understood and accepted part of a real estate transaction. ''Let's bring in the expert and make sure we're not spending too much on this property.'' But is this the only reason to get an appraisal? Are there other times when the services of a certified, licensed, independent real estate professional might come in handy? PROPERTY TAX CHALLENGES It's a running joke that every one has a different perspective of what a house is worth. And it's the tax assessor that seems to always come in at the high end of the scale! Challenging the tax assessment has become an annual ritual in many parts of the country. Unfortunately, most people go into these challenges unarmed. They may pull some information from the internet to support their claims, but have no real basis other than: ''It wasn't worth that much last year.'' A real estate appraiser can help in these situations. While it may not be economical to commission a full appraisals to lop a few hundred off your tax bill, often an appraiser can do a limited appraisal or neighborhood analysis for much less. These documents can carry a lot of weight when you appear before an appeals board. PMI REMOVAL Private Mortgage Insurance or PMI is the supplemental insurance that many lenders ask home buyers to purchase when the amount being loaned is more than 80% of the value of the home. Very often, this additional payment is folded into the monthly mortgage payment and is quickly forgotten. This is unfortunate because PMI becomes unnecessary when the remaining balance of the loan - whether through market appreciation or principal paydown - dips below this 80% level. In fact, the United States Congress passed a law in 1998 (the Homeowners Protection Act of 1998) that requires lenders to remove the PMI payments when the loan-to-value ratio conditions have been met. Many appraisers offer a specific service for home owners that believe they have met the 80% loan-to-value metric. For a nominal fee, the appraiser can provide you with a statement regarding the home value. Some will even take the next step and help you file a challenge with your mortgage company. The costs of these services are very often recovered in just a few months of not paying the PMI. PRE-SALES DECISIONS Before someone decides to sell a home, there are several decisions to be made. First and foremost: ''How much should it sell for?'' But first there may be other equally important questions to ask: ''Would it be better to paint the entire house first?'' ''Should I put in that third bathroom?'' ''Should I complete my kitchen remodel?'' Many things which we do to our houses have an effect on their value. Unfortunately, not all of them have an equal effect. While a kitchen remodel may improve the appeal of a home, it may not add nearly enough to the value to justify the expense. Appraisers can step in and help make these decisions. Unlike a Realtor, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. His fee is based on his efforts, not a percentage of the sales price. So seeking a professional appraisal can often help homeowners make the best decisions on investing in their homes and setting a fair sales price. ESTATE PLANNING, LIQUIDATION OR DIVORCE The loss of a loved one is a difficult time in life. Likewise, a divorce can be a particularly traumatic experience. Sadly, these events are often complicated by difficult decisions regarding the disposition of an estate. Unlike many wealthy individuals, the majority of Americans do not have dedicated estate planners or executors to handle these issues. Also, in most cases, a home or other real property makes up a disproportionate share of the total estate value. Here too, an appraiser can help. Often the first step in fairly disposing of an estate is to understand its true value. Where property is involved, the appraiser can help determine the true value. At this point, equitable arrangements can more easily be arrived at among disputing parties. Everyone walks away knowing they've received a fair deal. There are other uses for real estate appraisals. The highly-trained individuals behind these services are always looking for ways to put their expertise to work for home owners and the people who support them.
Information:  
Appraisers,  Business Valuation,  Divorce,  Estate Planning,  Estate Valuation,  Insurance, 


Every year, countless people in the United States buy, sell or refinance their own slice of the American Dream. Most, if not all, of these transactions include a simple line item for an appraisal. It has become an understood and accepted part of a real estate transaction. ''Let's bring in the expert and make sure we're not spending too much on this property.'' But is this the only reason to get an appraisal? Are there other times when the services of a certified, licensed, independent real estate professional might come in handy? PROPERTY TAX CHALLENGES It's a running joke that every one has a different perspective of what a house is worth. And it's the tax assessor that seems to always come in at the high end of the scale! Challenging the tax assessment has become an annual ritual in many parts of the country. Unfortunately, most people go into these challenges unarmed. They may pull some information from the internet to support their claims, but have no real basis other than: ''It wasn't worth that much last year.'' A real estate appraiser can help in these situations. While it may not be economical to commission a full appraisals to lop a few hundred off your tax bill, often an appraiser can do a limited appraisal or neighborhood analysis for much less. These documents can carry a lot of weight when you appear before an appeals board. PMI REMOVAL Private Mortgage Insurance or PMI is the supplemental insurance that many lenders ask home buyers to purchase when the amount being loaned is more than 80% of the value of the home. Very often, this additional payment is folded into the monthly mortgage payment and is quickly forgotten. This is unfortunate because PMI becomes unnecessary when the remaining balance of the loan - whether through market appreciation or principal paydown - dips below this 80% level. In fact, the United States Congress passed a law in 1998 (the Homeowners Protection Act of 1998) that requires lenders to remove the PMI payments when the loan-to-value ratio conditions have been met. Many appraisers offer a specific service for home owners that believe they have met the 80% loan-to-value metric. For a nominal fee, the appraiser can provide you with a statement regarding the home value. Some will even take the next step and help you file a challenge with your mortgage company. The costs of these services are very often recovered in just a few months of not paying the PMI. PRE-SALES DECISIONS Before someone decides to sell a home, there are several decisions to be made. First and foremost: ''How much should it sell for?'' But first there may be other equally important questions to ask: ''Would it be better to paint the entire house first?'' ''Should I put in that third bathroom?'' ''Should I complete my kitchen remodel?'' Many things which we do to our houses have an effect on their value. Unfortunately, not all of them have an equal effect. While a kitchen remodel may improve the appeal of a home, it may not add nearly enough to the value to justify the expense. Appraisers can step in and help make these decisions. Unlike a Realtor, an appraiser has no vested interest in what amount the house sells for. His fee is based on his efforts, not a percentage of the sales price. So seeking a professional appraisal can often help homeowners make the best decisions on investing in their homes and setting a fair sales price. ESTATE PLANNING, LIQUIDATION OR DIVORCE The loss of a loved one is a difficult time in life. Likewise, a divorce can be a particularly traumatic experience. Sadly, these events are often complicated by difficult decisions regarding the disposition of an estate. Unlike many wealthy individuals, the majority of Americans do not have dedicated estate planners or executors to handle these issues. Also, in most cases, a home or other real property makes up a disproportionate share of the total estate value. Here too, an appraiser can help. Often the first step in fairly disposing of an estate is to understand its true value. Where property is involved, the appraiser can help determine the true value. At this point, equitable arrangements can more easily be arrived at among disputing parties. Everyone walks away knowing they've received a fair deal. There are other uses for real estate appraisals. The highly-trained individuals behind these services are always looking for ways to put their expertise to work for home owners and the people who support them.

Murphy Appraisal Group
Houston, Texas
9219 Katy Freeway, Suite 195, 77041


Contact:  William Murphy MAI, SRA / Katie Office Manager
www.murphyappraisalgroup.com
713-468-6819 Or Toll Free
wmurphy@murphyappraisalgroup.com
9219 Katy Freeway, Suite 195
Houston, Texas 77041

Contact:  William Murphy MAI, SRA / Katie Office Manager
www.murphyappraisalgroup.com
713-468-6819
wmurphy@murphyappraisalgroup.com
Commercial Appraisals · Residential Appraisals · Real Estate Consulting Welcome to MurphyAppraisalGroup.net. As you browse through our site, I hope you see that we are committed to provide professional appraisals consistent with the highest standards, and meeting the needs of our customers. We are experienced in providing valuation services for residential, commercial and industrial properties. Whether its a skyscraper or vacant land, we are a full service firm you can count on to provide professional real property appraisals quickly and affordably. Since 1974 William R. Murphy MAI SRA CCIM, President of Murphy Appraisal Group, LLC, has worked full time in the appraisal business and brings a wealth of experience to the table. Residential Property Appraisal turnaround can be expected to be 2-5 days under normal circumstances. Mr. Murphy has appraisal experience in numerous types of real estate including apartments, office buildings, subdivisions, time-share, marinas, mobile home parks, vacant land, nursing homes, warehouses, restaurants, mini-storage facilities, hotels, motels, medical offices, clinics, multi-family residential, townhouses, condominiums, condominium conversions, and single-family residences. He has given testimony as expert witness in real property valuations in various State and Federal District Courts.
Information:  
Appraisers,  Divorce,  Estate and Trust Administration,  Estate Planning, 


Commercial Appraisals · Residential Appraisals · Real Estate Consulting Welcome to MurphyAppraisalGroup.net. As you browse through our site, I hope you see that we are committed to provide professional appraisals consistent with the highest standards, and meeting the needs of our customers. We are experienced in providing valuation services for residential, commercial and industrial properties. Whether its a skyscraper or vacant land, we are a full service firm you can count on to provide professional real property appraisals quickly and affordably. Since 1974 William R. Murphy MAI SRA CCIM, President of Murphy Appraisal Group, LLC, has worked full time in the appraisal business and brings a wealth of experience to the table. Residential Property Appraisal turnaround can be expected to be 2-5 days under normal circumstances. Mr. Murphy has appraisal experience in numerous types of real estate including apartments, office buildings, subdivisions, time-share, marinas, mobile home parks, vacant land, nursing homes, warehouses, restaurants, mini-storage facilities, hotels, motels, medical offices, clinics, multi-family residential, townhouses, condominiums, condominium conversions, and single-family residences. He has given testimony as expert witness in real property valuations in various State and Federal District Courts.

Shuster & Company, PC Certified Public Accountants
Denver, Colorado
10200 East Girard Avenue, Suite B321, 80231


Contact:  Steven J. Shuster, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA, CVA, FCPA
www.shuco.net
303-696-0808 Or Toll Free
sshuster@shuco.net
Certified Public Accountants
10200 East Girard Avenue, Suite B321
Denver, Colorado 80231

Contact:  Steven J. Shuster, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA, CVA, FCPA
www.shuco.net
303-696-0808
sshuster@shuco.net
Litigation Support, Business Valuations, and Divorce Engagements - A full service CPA Firm with over 50-year practice, Shuster & Company, PC offers an extensive range of services from Litigation Support, Business Valuation, Damage Calculations, Lost Profits Analysis, Divorce Financial Consulting, Family Law Support, Fraud Deterrence and Investigation, Forensic Accounting, Insurance Claims, Common Area Maintenance (“CAM”) Reviews, as well as traditional tax and accounting services.
Information:  
Accounting,  Business Damages,  Business Valuation,  Damage Calculations,  Divorce,  Family Law,  Forensic Accounting,  Litigation Support,  Lost Profit,  Lost Wage Claims, 


Litigation Support, Business Valuations, and Divorce Engagements - A full service CPA Firm with over 50-year practice, Shuster & Company, PC offers an extensive range of services from Litigation Support, Business Valuation, Damage Calculations, Lost Profits Analysis, Divorce Financial Consulting, Family Law Support, Fraud Deterrence and Investigation, Forensic Accounting, Insurance Claims, Common Area Maintenance (“CAM”) Reviews, as well as traditional tax and accounting services.

Diana Nytko - CRA, CREA, ASA, GRI
Milford, Connecticut
5 Darina Place, 06460


Contact:  Diana Nytko
http://ctpropertyappraisers.com/
203-874-4757 Or Toll Free
ctpptyappr@aol.com
5 Darina Place
Milford, Connecticut 06460

Contact:  Diana Nytko
http://ctpropertyappraisers.com/
203-874-4757
ctpptyappr@aol.com
Information:  
Appraisers,  Divorce,  Estate and Trust Administration,  Estate Planning,  Estate Valuation,  Real Estate, 



Taft Vocational Experts LLC
Scottsdale, Arizona
, 85254


Contact:  Bradford H. Taft, MBA, CMF, SPHR
www.taftvocationalexperts.com
480-315-0372 Or Toll Free
btaft@taftvocationalexperts.com

Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

Contact:  Bradford H. Taft, MBA, CMF, SPHR
www.taftvocationalexperts.com
480-315-0372
btaft@taftvocationalexperts.com
Brad Taft is a career and human resource consultant who provides research, analysis, consulting and testimony in lawsuits involving employment issues including Wrongful Termination, Divorce, Discrimination, Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, and Wrongful Death. He has 30+ years experience along with certifications and licenses in employment, human resources, and career consulting. Areas of emphasis include Vocational Evaluation, Labor Market Analysis, Earning Capacity, Job Search Campaign Effectiveness, Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, and Mitigation of Damages.
Information:  
Divorce,  Employment,  Family Law,  Human Resources,  Wrongful Termination, 


Brad Taft is a career and human resource consultant who provides research, analysis, consulting and testimony in lawsuits involving employment issues including Wrongful Termination, Divorce, Discrimination, Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, and Wrongful Death. He has 30+ years experience along with certifications and licenses in employment, human resources, and career consulting. Areas of emphasis include Vocational Evaluation, Labor Market Analysis, Earning Capacity, Job Search Campaign Effectiveness, Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, and Mitigation of Damages.

Joan Sturges, CPA, CFE, CVA, PI
Kelseyville, California
3385 White Oak Way, 95451


Contact:  Joan Sturges, CPA, CFE, CVA, PI
www.joansturges.com
707-279-1188 Or Toll Free
js@joansturges.com
3385 White Oak Way
Kelseyville, California 95451

Contact:  Joan Sturges, CPA, CFE, CVA, PI
www.joansturges.com
707-279-1188
js@joansturges.com

Joan Sturges, CPA, CFE, CVA, PI CV

Do you have cases involving murder, fraud, embezzlement, business valuations, taxes, interest calculations, property separation, income determination, trust reporting, breach of trustee duties, forgery, tracing of funds, alibi through documentation or welfare fraud?Utilizing forensic accounting I have qualified in various California superior and municipal courts to present expert opinion testimony on all of the above.My goal is to reduce a complicated situation into a three-minute story.With any legal matter there can be a vast array of documents and records.Depending upon a counsel's needs,they can be organized into schedules,timelines,flow charts,and various other summaries.Organizing the information is important because it helps to make sense out of many facts and bits of information.Organized information provides a visual tool of facts,records,and information.A forensic account can help analyze what really did happen.
Information:  
Accounting,  CPA,  Divorce,  Estate and Trust Administration,  Forensic Accounting,  Taxes and Taxation, 


Joan Sturges, CPA, CFE, CVA, PI CV

Do you have cases involving murder, fraud, embezzlement, business valuations, taxes, interest calculations, property separation, income determination, trust reporting, breach of trustee duties, forgery, tracing of funds, alibi through documentation or welfare fraud?Utilizing forensic accounting I have qualified in various California superior and municipal courts to present expert opinion testimony on all of the above.My goal is to reduce a complicated situation into a three-minute story.With any legal matter there can be a vast array of documents and records.Depending upon a counsel's needs,they can be organized into schedules,timelines,flow charts,and various other summaries.Organizing the information is important because it helps to make sense out of many facts and bits of information.Organized information provides a visual tool of facts,records,and information.A forensic account can help analyze what really did happen.

Clifton Larson Allen LLP
West Des Moines, Iowa
5550 Wild Rose Lane Suite 300, 50266


Contact:  Sahan Totagamuwa
http://www.claconnect.com/services/litigation-support
515-222-4400 Or Toll Free
sahan.totagamuwa@claconnect.com
5550 Wild Rose Lane Suite 300
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

Contact:  Sahan Totagamuwa
http://www.claconnect.com/services/litigation-support
515-222-4400
sahan.totagamuwa@claconnect.com
A unique approach. CliftonLarsonAllen delivers the specialized financial resources your practice needs, offering years of experience, technical skills, and a commitment to independence. Based on your input, we can identify professionals with real world experience to help you with the analysis of damages, bankruptcy settlements, divorce settlements, fraud investigations, complex securities issues, forensic accounting, and many other highly specialized financial matters.
Information:  
Business Damages,  Business Valuation,  Divorce,  Economic Damages,  Litigation Support, 


A unique approach. CliftonLarsonAllen delivers the specialized financial resources your practice needs, offering years of experience, technical skills, and a commitment to independence. Based on your input, we can identify professionals with real world experience to help you with the analysis of damages, bankruptcy settlements, divorce settlements, fraud investigations, complex securities issues, forensic accounting, and many other highly specialized financial matters.