Property Division Attorney in Los Angeles
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separated or currently going through a
divorce? Our Los Angeles family law attorneys can help you make sure you rights
are being protected. We pride ourselves in delivering affordable, trusted
representation and can help you protect your assets.
California is a community property state. This means that the court is
responsible for "equally" dividing all marital property. The
problem is that they can often mislabel property as "community property"
when it is actually "separate property." Having an experienced
divorce attorney on your side can help ensure that your property is correctly
divided in your divorce.
No property division matter is too complex for our firm. Our experienced
attorneys can guard your interests, whether your case involves personal keepsakes,
retirement plans, royalties, copyright ownership, real estate, businesses,
or complex financial assets.
Our Los Angeles family law attorneys are committed to providing affordable
legal services without sacrificing quality and integrity in practice.
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How Is Property Divided in Los Angeles?
All quasi-community assets and liabilities and all marital community are
split equally in California and other
community property states. Regardless, the court does not have to be mathematically precise
when dividing each and every asset of the community estate.
Rather, after liabilities have been assumed, the court must equally award
each party the leftover assets. If you learn later on that an asset was
not included in the initial ruling, you have the legal right to file a
The War of the Roses: Property Division
In the dark comedy
War of the Roses, Oliver and Barbara Rose ended their 17-year marriage in a contested battle
over the family home. Unfortunately, the Rose's onscreen property
dispute resulted in tragedy. While that is a fictional, extreme account,
the fact remains that a litigated divorce can be very costly, both financially
A property division battle in court could stifle your ability to move ahead
in life. At Castellanos & Associates, APLC, we have the experience
to balance the need to assert your rights, with the need to preserve your
future through a swift and amicable process.