Trial Court’s Physician Practice Valuation Lacks Factual Basis

Court Case Digests
October 16, 2017
8021 Offices and Clinics of Dentists
621210 Offices of Dentists
marital dissolution/divorce
goodwill, excess earnings method, expert testimony, capitalization rate, market approach, professional practice, multiple, valuation methods, professional corporation, market-based approach

Abedi v. Abedi
2017 Cal. App. Unpublished LEXIS 7147
State Court
Court of Appeal
Daniel Close, Kurt Skarin, Thomas Turk, Patrick Wood (husband); none (wife)


Goodwill, excess earnings method, market-based approach, capitalization rate, multiple, expert testimony, professional corporation, professional practice, valuation methods ...

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