Educate Young Adults About Prenups in San Diego - Prenuptial Agreement

Educate Young Adults About Prenups in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Why should parents in California consider a strategy to educate young adults about prenups in San Diego?  Parents here in California offer their children a lot of advice before they even graduate high school. Some experts say that financial advice should include information about the value of prenuptial agreements. Introducing the subject before a child has become involved with a …

Commingled Assets and Debts in a San Diego Divorce - Property Division

Commingled Assets and Debts in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

How will the Court handle commingled assets and debts in a San Diego divorce.  Generally speaking, there are principally two types of community property in a San Diego divorce – “community property” and “separate property.” Basically, community property will encompass any assets and debts which are obtained by the parties jointly or separately from the date of the marriage to …

Division of Retirement Plans in a San Diego Divorce - Pension - QDRO

Division of Retirement Plans in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

How will the division of retirement plans in a San Diego divorce be accomplished?  Why is the division of retirement accounts, pension plans, 401(k) accounts, IRAs, Roth IRAs, SEP-IRAs, family owned business and privately funded plans, state employee and teacher’s retirement systems so contentious in California? Retirement accounts are quite often the second largest asset(s) of a couple outside of …

Does the Process of a Divorce Treat Assets and Debt Equally - Family Law

Does the Process of a Divorce Treat Assets and Debt Equally?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

We are often asked “does the process of a divorce treat assets and debt equally?  Will our property and debts be divided 50/50? Virtually every divorce in San Diego involves the distribution of assets and debts.  Assets will include everything from the family home to personal property, a business or professional practice, retirement accounts or pensions, investments, real property and …

How is an Inheritance Handled in a Carlsbad Divorce - Property Division

How is an Inheritance Handled in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

How is an inheritance handled in a Carlsbad divorce and what do you need to know if you received an inheritance during the marriage or may expect one during the process of the divorce itself?  Is an inheritance considered to be community property or a separate asset? Let’s handle the issue of community property verses a separate asset first.  Here …

Cover Your Assets in a San Diego Divorce

Cover Your Assets in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Are you considering a divorce in Carlsbad?  Are you a business owner or professional such as a doctor or engineer, or a high-earning professional?  Are there proven strategies to cover your assets in a San Diego divorce while protecting your short and long-term interests? High wage earners and professionals realize they have a lot to lose in any divorce.  However, …

Getting to the Actual Valuation of Assets in a San Diego Divorce - Expert

Getting to the Actual Valuation of Assets in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

One of the most challenging aspects of any divorce, but especially a divorce involving substantial assets and income, is the division of assets and debts.  The core challenge of property division is getting to the actual valuation of assets in a San Diego divorce so that they may be fairly and equitably divided between the parties. It is important to …