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Property Division Archives

Unbundled uncoupling: Keeping divorce costs low

Keeping the cost of a divorce under control is usually a big concern for many people. Opting for unbundled legal services may be a convenient way to lower your legal costs during a divorce without lowering the quality of service that you receive.

Who gets to keep the engagement ring when the relationship fails?

An engagement ring often represents a serious financial and emotional investment on the part of a romantic couple. When the relationship falls apart, there can be a lot of anger and angst associated with that ring.

What does transmutation of property mean in a California divorce?

When a couple divorces, California family courts must determine what is community property and what is separate property before proceeding with the property division process. Marital or community property is usually the assets and debts the couple acquired together during the marriage. Separate property is comprised of debts and assets acquired outside of the marriage (before marriage or after separation, etc.).

What is the commingling of assets?

Working through the property division process in California can really be eye-opening, showing you just how the law views the money and assets you've obtained, and you may even run into some concepts you've never considered before. For many people, one of these concepts is the commingling of assets.

We can help answer your property division questions

As you head toward divorce, you may have a lot of questions about the property division process. It can be one of the most complex and hotly debated parts of any divorce, and you want to make sure things are done in a fair fashion. We can help answer all of your questions, including the following: