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Marital Property Division

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Huntington Beach, California Property Division Attorney Desiree Causey

California is a community property state. Marital property, assets and debts are divided equitably between the spouses. Our firm handles the division of virtually all types of property and debt. In today's economy, debt division is often as important as property division.

To schedule your consultation with a lawyer to discuss property division, call us at 714-372-2225 for a consultation. Or, e-mail us and we will be in touch with you promptly.

A Note About Hidden Assets

Over the years, we have become adept at recovering hidden assets and income.

This issue can arise when an individual is self-employed or does not have a "traditional" form of income.

We frequently bring in forensic accountants to determine a person's actual income.

Contact us today for a free consultation.

What Is Considered in Marital Property in California?

Under California community property law, each spouse must receive an equal net value of divided assets. We provide solution-oriented representation as we seek to find the best possible property division for you.

We frequently work with professionals, including forensic accountants, who assist us in property valuation. As your attorney, Ms. Causey can handle the division of items such as:

  • Marital homes
  • Vacation homes
  • Investment properties
  • 401(k) plans
  • Retirement plans
  • Investments
  • Stock options
  • Health insurance
  • Military pay and benefits — divided through a QDRO (qualified domestic relations order)
  • Family businesses
  • Professional practices
  • Intellectual property
  • Debt

What is your question regarding property division? Contact us today to schedule your consultation.