Characterizing and Dividing Real Property in Divorce

This is the second in a series of blogs in which I will address both common and unique issues parties can face when dividing the marital residence. The focus of this blog in on property acquired by one spouse prior to marriage CP= community funds                            SP = separate property funds Example One- Property acquired prior […]

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MANAGEMENT OF COMMUNITY FINANCES POST-SEPARATION IN THE INLAND EMPIRE

When making division of community assets and debts, including reimbursements for the payments of community obligations, determining which party has the burden of proof, is a threshold issue that can be dispositive. This issue often arises when one spouse has exclusive control of community investment or retirement accounts. In Margulis, the husband continued to manage […]

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