August 21, 2012 Articles

Particular Evidence Problems with Appraisals, Part II

Defeating a hearsay objection to the admission of an appraisal report is only one hurdle that parties have to jump if they want to use an appraisal report to prove value.

By Hon. Pam Pepper

In the Spring 2012 issue of Bankruptcy Litigation, we talked about how a party could get around hearsay objections to the admission of an appraisal report by going through the “records of regularly conducted activity” requirements of Federal Rule of Evidence 803(6). But defeating a hearsay objection to the admission of an appraisal report is only one hurdle that parties have to jump if they want to use an appraisal report to prove value.

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