Securing Your Finances and Property in Divorce
Along with emotional concerns, your financial situation is going to be a primary focus throughout your divorce case. It’s important to understand how marital property can be divided, and what your personal and court responsibilities are in each property ruling.
Your financial situation is going to be a primary focus throughout your divorce case.
Community Property vs. Separate Property
There are three types of property in a California marriage: community property, separate property, and quasi-community property. Learn more about different types of property.
Dividing Debt & Property
When sorting out property between spouses during a divorce, community property and debt are divided evenly. However, because a house can’t be split down the middle, there are some other ways to level out community property during a divorce. Learn more about dividing debt and property.
Who Gets to Stay in the Home?
Deciding who gets the house in a divorce involves more than figuring out who wants it. You also need to consider mortgage responsibilities and whether living in the house is still living within your means. Learn more about who gets to stay in the home.