Temecula Property Distribution Attorney
Our Divorce Lawyers Serve Both Temecula & Murrieta, CA
Following a divorce, the marital property and assets must be divided between the two ex-spouses. While courts seek to divide the property fairly, they must also make their determination based on the evidence that is available in the case.
For many divorcees, how property is divided after the divorce can greatly affect how they are able to move on with their lives after the separation. If you are faced with property division matters, it’s essential that you have an experienced property division lawyer on your side who is ready to fight for what is rightfully yours. Our Temecula & Murrieta family law firm can guide you through every step, advocating for your needs.
California is a Community Property State
If are getting a divorce in California, the court defaults to dividing equally, meaning 50/50. However, the family law judge considers several factors such as earning capacity, age, and child custody before determining how assets should be dividing. Either way, this stage of your divorce can greatly affect you and your ex-partner’s future.
Marital property that may be subject to division include:
- Joint bank accounts
- Shared homes
- Marital debt
- Family businesses
- Retirement benefits
- Property purchased with joint funds
What is Considered Separate Property?
- Property owned before the marriage
- Inheritance or gifts from family members or friends during marriage
- Income earned after separation
Cost-Effective Solutions to Asset & Property Disputes
At Camarata Law, our Temecula family lawyers have a past record of success with property division cases and will use our skills and knowledge to represent you to the best of our abilities. Our razor-sharp negotiation and litigation techniques can help you obtain the provisions you need to close this chapter of your life and begin the next comfortably and financially sound.
When the other side is working hard to swindle you out of property and assets that are valuable to you, Camarata Law will vigorously advocate for your interests and the interests of your loved ones.