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 …

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 …

You Need an Attorney When There is a Business in a San Diego Divorce

Why Do You Need an Attorney When There is a Business in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

Why do you need an attorney when there is a business in a San Diego divorce?  Do you or your soon-to-be former spouse own a small company or have business interests or a professional practice?  Did you know that the valuation and division of the community’s interest in a business asset is one of the most contentious, financially and legally …

What Happens to a San Diego Small Business in a Divorce

What Happens to a San Diego Small Business in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What happens to a San Diego small business in a divorce?  If you own a small business you have in all likelihood invested a huge amount of your own time, money, sweat, work, thoughts and action to start and build your company. The key issue in these cases is the characterization of the business asset itself in terms of community …

What is Considered to Be Separate Property in a San Diego Divorce

What is Usually Considered to Be Separate Property in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

What is usually considered to be separate property in a San Diego divorce?  What is the difference between community property and separate property during the property division phase of a divorce?  Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements can have a substantial impact on these issues. One of the first issues in a divorce is to characterize the assets and debts of each …

Examples of Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce – Property Division

What Are a Few Examples of Separate Property in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Community Property Division

What are a few examples of separate property in a Carlsbad divorce case?  Once all of the assets and debts are clearly established in the process of property division, one of the next steps is to identify those assets and debts which are “community property,” those which are to be considered as the “separate property” of either spouse and those …

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.  …