Dividing a Professional Practice or Business Related Community Asset

Dividing a Professional Practice or Business Related Community Asset

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

If you are a business owner or you a divorcing a business professional or owner of a company there will be many questions about dividing a professional practice or business related community asset in a North County or Carlsbad divorce.  If the business was purchased during the course of the marriage, or marital assets were used to support the business …

Calculating Goodwill in the Valuation of a Business

Calculating Goodwill in the Valuation of a Business During a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

Calculating Goodwill in the valuation of a business during a Carlsbad divorce is legally and financially quite complex.  Why is the valuation of a business and the associated Goodwill such an important topic in a divorce which involves business or professional practice? The ownership of a business or professional practice is one of the most complex issues you can face …

Establishing the Valuation of a Business in a North County Divorce

Establishing the Valuation of a Business in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What is the process for establishing the valuation of a business in a North County divorce? How will a business ownership or an interest in a professional practice be handled in the divorce? These questions are actually quite legally complex and this is why it is important to be represented by Carlsbad divorce attorneys with decades of experience in cases …

Home Assets and Debts Divided in a Carlsbad Divorce

How Are Your Home Assets and Debts Divided in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How are your home assets and debts divided in a Carlsbad divorce?  The legal term for these issues is “community property.”  Community property is to be divided equally between the parties.  While this may sound easy and straight forward, the reality is completely different in many Oceanside, Encinitas and Carlsbad divorce cases. Community property encompasses any asset or obligation which …

Handle a Family Business During a Divorce

How Do You Handle a Family Business During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How do you handle a family business during a divorce?  Can you keep the business running while ownership and associated property division issues are resolved? California business owners who get divorced will face crucial issues regarding the viability and division of a family owned company or business.  This is why it is so important to consider a prenuptial agreement to …

Business Interest Valued in a North County Divorce

How is a Business Interest Valued in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

How is a business interest valued in a North County divorce case? How will the professional practice or business interest itself be handled during community property division? How do you preserve Goodwill and the smooth operations of the business during a divorce? If you are considering a divorce in North County or Carlsbad and either of you or the two …

Valuation of Goodwill and Professional Practice Ownership in Divorce

How Does the Valuation of Goodwill Affect Professional Practice Ownership in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What is “Goodwill” and how does the valuation of Goodwill affect professional practice ownership in a North County or Carlsbad divorce? Goodwill is the human impact upon a business, and the effect a specific person has upon the likelihood of continued patronage. If the professional facing a divorce in North County or Carlsbad was no longer part of the professional …

Valuation of a Professional Practice During a Carlsbad Divorce

Valuation of a Professional Practice During a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

The valuation of a professional practice during a Carlsbad divorce is one of the most expensive and contentious issues one may face in a divorce. Professional practices including medical and dental practices, lawyers, engineers, accountants, architects or other licensed professionals present significant challenges for both parties in a divorce. How do you value a professional’s interest in an ongoing practice …

Valuation of a Business or Professional Practice in a Divorce

The Valuation of a Business or Professional Practice in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

The valuation of a business or professional practice in a divorce in North County or Carlsbad is not simply the fair market value of the business, or the price a “willing” seller would pay a “willing” buyer.  It is a complex calculation involving several factors including the fixed and real assets of the business, as well as income and Goodwill. …