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 …

How will the Court Differentiate Community Property From Separate Property in your Carlsbad or San Diego divorce?

How Will the Court Differentiate Community Property From Separate Property

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

We are often asked how the Court will differentiate community property from separate property in a Carlsbad divorce case.  You are required to fully, truthfully and accurately disclose all assets, property, investments, retirement accounts, business or professional practice interests, collections, debts, obligations, loans and credit cards to the Court at the outset of your divorce.  You will be required to …

Cash Advances or Credit Card Purchases Before or During a Divorce

Cash Advances or Credit Card Purchases Before or During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Are you concerned about cash advances or credit card purchases before or during a divorce?  Unfortunately, this is a common challenge our clients face in the months leading up to a divorce, or once the decision to end the marriage has been reached.  In some cases it is “payback” for a perceived slight such as infidelity.  In other cases it …

You Must Fully Disclose Every Asset and Debt in a Carlsbad Divorce

You Are Legally Required to Fully Disclose Every Asset and Debt in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

California law clearly requires every individual to fully disclose every asset and debt in a Carlsbad divorce.  This applies to many things often missed such as retirement accounts, personal injury settlements as well as separate and pre-marital or gifted assets! We are often asked “what information must be disclosed?”  The short answer is simply any and all information you possess …