Transmutation

What was a spouse’s separate property can be considered marital property in a divorce. Or vice versa.

Student Loans in a Divorce

In a divorce, the law gives special treatment to student loans and marital money spent on education/training to enhance the earning capacity of a spouse.

Reimbursement

There are a number of different types of reimbursement that can be agreed upon or ordered by a judge in a California divorce.

Defer Sale of the Family Home

If you are considering whether to defer sale of the family home, here are some important considerations.

Valuing Community Property

Here are some suggestions for how to go about valuing the community property in your divorce.

Community and Separate Property

When dividing assets and debts in a California divorce, it’s wise to understand what the law considers to community and separate property.

Financial Disclosure Forms

In California divorces in which both spouses are involved in the divorce process, you must exchange financial disclosure forms.

Divorce Financial Disclosure

All California divorces require complete disclosure as regards assets, debts, income and expenses.

Division of Assets and Debts – Basics

To get divorced, you need to tell the court what will happen with the marital assets and debts. You have a lot of discretion in coming up with this division.