The NYT defined goodwill as “the amount they overpaid for a business compared with the sum of its parts.”
BVWire (published by BVResources) recently described several free resources that might interest professionals who are interested in the value of their medical practices.
Apparently the new frontier in divorce litigation is personal goodwill. Following closely on the heels of May (W.Va.2003) and other divorce decisions, the Supreme Court of Kentucky held recently that the non-transferrable goodwill of a professional practice was properly excluded from the marital estate. The subject business in Gaskill v. Robbins (2/17/09) was an oral surgery practice, operated by the wife, without associate professionals. The wife’s expert presented an asset-based valuation, […]