Category: Community Property

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Community Property and Quit Claim Deeds: The Issue of Transmutation of Marital Property

June 15, 2019

Community Property and Quit Claim Deeds: The Transmutation of Marital Property Community Property & Quit Claim Deeds – how does they effect the characterization of property in divorce cases? Quitclaim deeds are used for a variety of purposes in real estate. Commonly, an individual is added or removed from the title. When property is transferred […]

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Top 10 Things to Avoid in Divorce Cases – Family Law

November 28, 2018

As anyone who’s gone through a divorce can tell you, the process is rarely easy. Tensions run high, and couples often make poor decisions in the heat of the moment. Given the mountain of financial, practical and emotional details that have to be sorted, it’s not surprising so many couples wind up making critical mistakes […]

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How is Date of Separation Determined

February 20, 2016

Courts Taking New Approach to Determining Date of Separation Often clients come into our office and ask “how do I determine when my spouse and I separated?” The answer given to clients in the past has been based on various factors and a “totality of circumstances”. These factors varied from case to case basis. California […]