In a traditionally litigated California divorce case, the court is tasked with the potentially enormous responsibility of taking a thorough inventory of all property owned by the spouses, classifying each item as community property or separate property and assessing it a monetary value, distributing jointly-owned items evenly (or splitting them when suitable), and confirming individually-owned assets to the appropriate party.
If you are ending your marriage in Fresno or elsewhere in California, you may be wondering if you are entitled to recoup the money you provided for a down payment on your family home.
The main principle of parallel parenting is that each parent maintains an active and healthy one-on-one relationship with their child while interacting with his or her ex as little as possible.
When it comes to asset division during divorce, California follows the community property principle which states that any property or debts acquired by one or both partners over the course of a marriage is automatically considered jointly and equally owned by the couple as a single entity
A modern and practical approach to divorce, mediation offers LGBT couples many advantages such as time and cost-effectiveness, with few drawbacks. In fact, if mediation efforts prove fruitless and spouses find themselves at an impasse, they can always proceed to court later.
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