Category: Dividing Assets in Divorce
What is the Date of Separation in a California Divorce?
There are frequently disagreements regarding the date of separation in a California divorce. At Brown & Charbonneau, LLP, our Southern California divorce attorneys can help you to try to establish the date of separation so you can protect your property interests. Give us a call to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we […]READ MORE
How are Pension Plans Divided in a California Divorce?
It is very important that you do everything possible to protect your future financial security as your marriage ends, which means making sure that you have fair access to your own pension and to the funds your spouse has contributed in his or her pension plan. Pension plans have a significant value, especially if you […]READ MORE
How is the Division of Community Property Determined in California?
As part of divorce proceedings, it is necessary to split up marital property. This process can be done by the couple, if they are able to come to an agreement together on what should happen to debts and assets. Often, couples are unable to come to an agreement on how to split up assets. Instead, […]READ MORE
What is Community Property in Irvine?
When your marriage has come to an end in California, there are a number of different ways in which property is divided. You and your spouse may have a prenuptial agreement in place, which determines who receives most marital property and how property should be split up. This agreement can be controlling as long as […]READ MORE
How Do You Treat an Inheritance in Divorce Proceedings?
Divorce requires the division of assets. California is a community property state, which means that each of the two spouses in a marriage should be entitled to half of all property acquired by the couple during the course of their union. It does not matter which spouse earned money or bought assets; property should be […]READ MORE
Who Pays for the House in an Irvine Divorce?
Under California’s community property rules, a family home purchased during the course of a marriage belongs to both spouses. This is true regardless of whether only one spouse worked and provided the money for the home or whether both spouses worked and paid for the house together. Unless the home was owned separately prior to […]READ MORE
How Do you Divide the Stuff in the House During Divorce?
In California, all property that a married couple owns is considered to belong to the couple. The property, regardless of who acquired it, is considered community property. There are limited exceptions, including property that was owned before marriage or that was left only to one spouse in an inheritance during the marriage. Any property that falls […]READ MORE
Characterization of Marital Property (Separate or Community Property) in California
California community property law is complex. Learn about the community property, separate property, quasi-community property, transmutation and other helpful info! Check out our informative video and thank you for watching. If you found this video helpful, please let us know and like it!READ MORE