Dividing Community Property Equally in a Carlsbad Divorce

Dividing Community Property Equally in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

California family law provides provisions for dividing community property equally in a Carlsbad divorce.  However, what constitutes “community” property and how can you ensure that not only are all assets fully disclosed but accurately valued? The “community” is established by the marriage and lasts until the “date of separation.”  Any debt or asset acquired by either or both of the …

How Does Domestic Violence Impact a Carlsbad Divorce - Abuse - Control

How Does Domestic Violence Impact a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

How does domestic violence impact a Carlsbad divorce case?  Domestic violence is a serious issue here in San Diego and presents genuine and deep concerns during a divorce for other parties including spouses and children alike.  California domestic laws have recently been expanded and strengthened to provide additional protections for those who suffer physical, emotional or control-related abuse. What is …

What Can I Keep as Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

Are you searching for information about what you can keep as separate property in a Carlsbad or San Diego divorce?  What is the difference between the characterization of “community property” and that which a spouse may keep apart from property division as “separate property” in the divorce? Any asset or debt acquired or obtained before the marriage or after the …

How Will a Divorce Impact Your Retirement Plan(s) – Community Property

How Will a Divorce Impact Your Retirement Plan(s)?

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

How will a divorce impact your retirement plan(s)?  How are retirement plans such as a 401(k), CalSTRS, CalPERS, a pension and even Social Security handled in a divorce? It is interesting to note that many people don’t think about their retirement plans when considering a divorce.  However, any retirement plan to which one either spouse has entered into or contributed …

What Makes the Date of Separation Important in a Carlsbad Divorce

What Makes the Date of Separation Important in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What makes the date of separation important in a Carlsbad divorce?  How is this legal time frame established in a San Diego divorce case and how could it matter to your unique circumstances? The two primary reasons for what makes the date of separation important in a San Diego divorce involve community property characterization and division as well as the …

When Do You Need to Consider a Prenuptial Agreement in Carlsbad

When Do You Need to Consider a Prenuptial Agreement?

Pierre Domercq Prenuptial Agreement

When do you need to consider a prenuptial agreement?  What are some of the issues a prenuptial agreement or “prenup” can and should address?  Why is a prenuptial agreement beneficial for both parties prior to a marriage? The most common scenario for a prenuptial agreement occurs when two people intend to get married but one of them has substantially more …