California Property Division
At the termination of a marriage the parties must divide property acquired during that marriage. Often this process is simple. On other occasions, however, this process is complex.
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Community Property vs. Separate Property
In California, most property acquired after the marriage is considered community property, which is evenly divided during a divorce.
Property obtained prior to a marriage is considered separate property. These concepts, while seemingly simple, can often be subject to interpretation and require an attorney who is familiar with the legal intricacies to ensure your property is fairly divided. Our firm has years of experience handling divorce and property divisions.
Our firm has decades of experience dealing with the aspects of complex assets that complicated the divorce process, such as:
- tracing issues as the source of funds used to acquire the assets
- business interests
- professional practices
- retirement plan benefits
- personal investments
Valuation of Property
Dishon & Block addresses divorce and property determinations with the utmost care. It is essential to value businesses, pensions, residential and commercial real estate, household furnishings, and jewelry properly. To make sure your property is properly valued, we have close relationships with the finest experts in various fields who aid in the valuation process that becomes the focus of many complex property divisions.
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