What is a Fair Property Division Solution in a San Diego Divorce

What Does a Fair Property Division Solution Look Like in a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Many people believe community property is split right down the middle between divorcing parties in San Diego.  This isn’t the case and California Family Law doesn’t specify a 50/50 split.  What does a fair property division solution look like in a San Diego divorce?  How do the concepts of “fair” and “equal” apply in these cases? Community property in California …

Income Earned During Your Marriage is Usually Community Property

Income Earned During Your Marriage is Usually Community Property

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

What are some of the implications of divorce when it comes to your finances?  From an earnings perspective, income earned during your marriage is usually community property unless you have a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement which states otherwise.  Anything which was purchased, earned, contributed to or signed for from the date of the marriage until the date of separation will …

How Should a Divorcing San Diego Couple Divide their Home Properly

How Should a Divorcing San Diego Couple Divide their Home

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

How should a divorcing San Diego couple divide their home?  What is the best solution for the family residence in a divorce? When California couples divorce, property division issues such as the family home can be challenging and drawn out.  Often, each spouse has something that he or she wants and is willing to make concessions to get.  However, often …

What is Commingled Property in a San Diego Divorce - Asset Division

What is Commingled Property in a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

What is commingled property in a San Diego divorce and how does that affect the division of community property?  One of the most complex issues in almost any divorce is the division of assets and debts.  People have strong feelings about specific property as well as money.  One of the first concepts you will come to understand in your divorce …

How Do You Prove an Asset is Separate Property in a San Diego Divorce

How Do You Prove an Asset is Separate Property in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

How do you prove an asset is separate property in a San Diego divorce?  Generally speaking, any asset (or debt) acquired prior to the date of the marriage or after the date of separation is the separate property of the owner as long as marital funds, assets or labor weren’t commingled in some way during the course of the marriage.  …

Dividing Stock Options in a San Diego Divorce - Vested - Unvested

Dividing Stock Options in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

One of the more legally and financially complex issues is dividing stock options in a San Diego divorce.  Most assets and debts which comprise community property are fairly easy to value and ultimately divide.  The value of assets such as cars and houses are fairly easy to quantify.  Stock options, by their very nature, cannot be simply sold to a …

The Division of Substantial Assets in a San Diego Divorce - Business

The Division of Substantial Assets in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Are you concerned about the division of substantial assets in a San Diego divorce?  Generally speaking, the assets and debts acquired by the former spouses from the date of the marriage to the date of separation belong equally to both.  Therefore, as part of the process of your divorce the Court must divide this community property equally between each of …