Division of Assets

SO OUR HOUSE IS COMMUNITY PROPERTY RIGHT?

Many people know that California is a community property state.  So that means each spouse owns one-half of everything right?  Not exactly. Community property is actually far more nuanced, but the gist of it is that earnings accrued and property acquired during marriage are considered community property.  Sounds easy enough, but unfortunately, it is not […]

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Spring Cleaning – What NOT To Toss!

Written by on March 9, 2015 in Attorneys, Division of Assets with 0 Comments

It’s almost time for some Spring Cleaning, and we know it is tempting to start throwing away all the paper clutter that accumulates over the years, but here is a short list of documents you should absolutely always keep.   All documents relating to the purchase and refinance of your home, such as the HUD […]

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New Pitfalls In Technology and Divorce

Written by on June 4, 2014 in Division of Assets with 0 Comments

We have all heard stories about errant text messages, snarky Facebook updates, and inappropriate e-mails causing havoc in divorce cases.  Technology has made it far too easy for people in the midst of a divorce to “say” something they ultimately regret.  These texts, e-mails, Instagram photos, etc. may end up as evidence in custody battles, […]

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