Valuation expertise in a variety of scenarios

Chris Hamilton Forensics provides valuation expertise in a variety of scenarios to determine the value of a business, the value of an ownership interest, and the change in value over a specified period of time. These valuation services are often performed in the context of commercial and civil litigation. However, there is tremendous value in a business appraisal in estate and gift tax planning, succession planning, and buy-sell agreements.

Our specialists provide clients with a comprehensible valuation that aids attorneys, business owners, management, and financial planners in decision-making. We also have extensive experience in presenting and defending our findings in the context of litigation.

Our specialists have determined the value of business and personal assets for numerous situations, including:

  • Acquisition Due Diligence and Pricing
  • Bankruptcy and Foreclosures
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Charitable Contributions
  • Eminent Domain / Condemnation
  • Equity Financing
  • Estate Planning and Gifting Programs
  • Fairness Opinions
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Franchises
  • Intangible assets
  • Lease vs. Buy
  • Lender and Private Financing
  • Life Insurance
  • Liquidation or Reorganization
  • Marital Dissolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Stock Options
  • Succession Planning
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Warrants

For further information, please call Chris Hamilton Forensics at (805) 306-7890 or e-mail