The quality of a professional appraisal depends on the appraiser's expertise andethical standards. All appraisals performed by Robert H Banks, are legal documents which conform to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice and the Code of Ethics of the American Society of Appraisers.

professional appraiser concludes the value, at a given time, of a particular type of property. These conclusions are necessary for purposes such as:

• Acquisition and sales
• Asset management
• Bankruptcy
• Charitable donations
• Damage and loss
• Dissolution of marriage or business
• Equitable distribution
• Estate and gift tax returns
• Expert witness testimony
• Insurance scheduling and claims
• Litigation support
• Probate of estates for state and federal tax returns


We perform fine art appraisals for clients such as:

• Attorneys
• Banks and trust officers
• Certified public accountants
• Galleries
• Insurance companies
• Museums
• Non-profits
• Private collectors
• Universities