Do I need a lawyer for property division?
In a divorce, property division is one of the most contentious aspects that couples may experience. This is especially true for high-asset or complex cases. Therefore, property division is often a very complex matter that requires a highly skilled and experienced property division attorney.
What is quasi-community property?
Quasi-community property is property owned or acquired in another state prior to moving to California. Quasi-community property is typically treated the same way as community property.
What is separate property?
Separate property is property that is not divided in the divorce. Separate property includes:
How is property division determined?
There are three important steps in determining property division:
Is California a community property state?
Yes, California is a community property state. This means in a divorce settlement, the goal is to divide marital property in half, which includes assets and debts acquired during marriage.
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