An Act Relative to the Valuation of Professional Practices in Divorce Proceedings

Text of legislation filed by MMS for the 2015-16 session of the Massachusetts Legislature:

Section 34 of Chapter 208 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition is hereby amended online 22 by adding after the word marriage the following new sentence:  “In fixing the value of a professional corporation the court shall value the asset as the price at which the property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or sell and both having relevant knowledge of relevant facts and the court shall allow key man and marketability discounts”.

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