Trust and Estate Services
Hindman provides executors, fiduciaries and beneficiaries throughout the country with confidential and customized appraisals and disposition services. All appraisals are prepared fully in accordance with USPAP guidelines and meet all current requirements set forth by the IRS.
We recognize that each client and appraisal situation is unique and often involves multiple asset categories and residences. Our Trusts and Estates department offers services that are tailored to meet our clients’ timelines and specifications.
Our specialists offer complimentary walk-through services with the goal of providing an accurate representation of each items’ value based on the current auction market. A detailed proposal outlining the manner in which a sale will be conducted from the initial value assessment to removal of the property and settlement is provided to all parties involved.
Our exceptional team of specialists regularly appraises property by analyzing market trends and conducting comprehensive research. Specialists evaluate thousands of objects each year for auction, allowing them to closely monitor the nuances of the current market.
Professional appraisals are prepared for estate tax, gift tax, charitable contribution, insurance and for equitable distribution purposes.
Our trust and estates department recognizes that each client and appraisal situation is unique and often involves multiple asset categories and residences. Fees for appraisals are determined by the number of specialists, hours involved and the necessary travel and expenses. Our competitive fees are negotiated based upon the express needs of each client and are competitive within the marketplace
Hindman regularly handles significant estates from around the country including property from the estates and collections of Oprah Winfrey, Leona Helmsley, John Belushi, David Stickelber, Lilly Pulitzer, Arthur Rubloff, Mrs. Robert R McCormick, the Potter Palmer families, Reid I. Martin, Mary Porter, Gerard Cafesjian, William e. Benjamin II, Marvin and Margaret Katz, Elizabeth Cheney, Dr. Paul J. Vignos, Jr., Barbara Miller Anton, Ralph Esmerian and the Gore Family Memorial Foundation Trust, among many others.