Goodwill Loss Appraisal Services
Donna Desmond Associates specializes in valuing goodwill loss in eminent domain proceedings in California pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1263.510. The firm provides appraisal services throughout the state to both governmental agencies acquiring commercial property and business owners faced with a condemnation action. Firm members have prepared in excess of 1,000 goodwill loss appraisals since 1987 and have qualified as experts on loss of goodwill in California Superior Courts in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Kern, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Clara and Contra Costa counties. Donna Desmond Associates has provided goodwill loss appraisal services to the vast majority of law firms that specialize in eminent domain in California.
Services include development of budgetary estimates of potential goodwill losses for public projects, preparation of appraisals for settlement negotiations or court submittal and litigation support.