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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 922         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1227

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael D. Brady

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the valuation of professional practices in divorce proceedings.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 922        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1227

By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1227) of Michael D. Brady relative to establishing values of professional corporations in divorce proceedings.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the valuation of professional practices in divorce proceedings.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              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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