What is Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

What is separate property in a Carlsbad divorce?  How can our experienced attorneys make a difference in your North County divorce case? California is a community property state when it comes to the division of assets and liabilities at the time of a divorce. This means any asset acquired by either of the parties during the course of the marriage …

What is Community Property in a North County Divorce

What is Community Property in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is community property in a North County divorce?  California is known as a “Community Property” state in terms of how marital property is characterized and ultimately divided during a North County or Carlsbad divorce.  In California, the spouses are entitled to equal and undivided interest in all “marital property.”  Community property refers to property you or your spouse obtained …

Forensic Accounting and Valuations in a High Asset or Complex Divorce

Forensic Accounting and Valuations in a Complex or High Asset Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Why is it important to work with Certified Family Law Specialists to ensure accurate forensic accounting and valuations in a complex or high asset divorce in North County? Many couples in Carlsbad and North County San Diego have significant assets or a substantial income. When marriages associated with wealth or high wage earners come to an end each spouse owes …

Separate Property Different From Community Property

How is Separate Property Different From Community Property

Pierre Domercq Divorce

How is separate property different from community property in an Oceanside, Encinitas or Carlsbad divorce?  Why is this important and how can an experienced Carlsbad Certified Family Law Specialist make such a difference in the outcome of your case? Any property or income which is acquired during the course of the marriage from the date of the marriage to the …

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 …

A Prenuptial Agreement Isn't a Prediction of Future Divorce

A Prenuptial Agreement Isn’t a Prediction of Future Divorce

Pierre Domercq Prenuptial Agreement

A prenuptial agreement isn’t a prediction of future divorce.  In fact, the process of developing and implementing a prenuptial agreement can help to establish a stronger relationship between the parties and increase the likelihood of success for the coming marriage. Over the years prenuptial agreements have gotten a really bad reputation, carrying a stigma based on the common myth “it …

Carefully Planning and Establishing the Date of Separation

Carefully Planning and Establishing the Date of Separation is an Important Step in Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Carefully planning and establishing the date of separation is an important step in a divorce in Carlsbad.  The date of separation occurs when one of the spouses provides “notification” to the other spouse that they intend to end the marriage, and that spouse takes consistent action after that date to bring the marriage to conclusion. Why is careful planning regarding …

Community Funds to Improve Separate Property

Using Community Funds to Improve Separate Property is a Poor Option

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Using community funds to improve separate property is a poor option during your marriage.  It can prove especially costly in a subsequent divorce. The property each individual owns prior to a marriage is considered “separate” property under California law.  In most cases, the money each of them earns at work and anything they purchase during the course of the marriage …

Quasi-Community Property in a Carlsbad Divorce

What is Quasi-Community Property in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is quasi-community property in a Carlsbad divorce?  How are the debts and assets of a married couple divided in a California divorce? There are three general types of property in a Carlsbad divorce case: Community Property Quasi-Community Property Separate Property If an asset or property was purchased during the course of the marriage is located physically within the State …