Are Debts and Property Treated Equally in a Carlsbad CA Divorce?

Are Debts and Property Treated Equally in a Carlsbad CA Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Are debts and property treated equally in a Carlsbad CA divorce?  How will your personal property, vehicles, real property, investments, retirement accounts and pets be divided during the division of community property? The first concept to understand is the difference between “community” property and “separate” property.  Community property is generally defined as any asset or debt which is acquired by …

What is a QDRO in a Carlsbad Divorce - Dividing Retirement Assets

What is a QDRO?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is a QDRO in context of a Carlsbad divorce?  How are retirement plans and accounts managed in a San Diego divorce? A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is a legal order which tells the administrator of a retirement vehicle to divide the plan or account, as well as how to do so.  Retirement plans such as a 401(k), pension, …

Business Valuation and Division in a Divorce

Business Valuation and Division in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

Are you considering a divorce in North County San Diego?  Do you own a business or an interest in a professional practice?  If the answers to both questions is “yes” the issues of business valuation and division in a divorce should be one of your primary concerns. California is a community property state.  In the absence of a written agreement …