Broker vs. BV Expert in Valuing License Bureau for Divorce: Who is more Credible?

Haynes v. Haynes, 2009 WL 3219301 (Ohio App. 8 Dist.)(Oct. 8, 2009) During the 16 years of marriage, the wife operated a license bureau as a deputy registrar for the state of Ohio. After filing for divorce she retained a business broker to appraise the business; he had evaluated 20 different businesses—though none involved a similar entity. The husband retained a CPA and certified valuation analyst (the record does not mention the breadth of his BV practice or specific experience with licensing bureaus).