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Bay Area Property Division Attorney

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Property Division Upon Divorce

Apart from child custody and support, the division of properties is a hotly-contested aspect of divorce. Disagreements are common among couples with multiple properties and business interests. But even basic issues such as who gets to keep the house or car can still trigger a lengthy legal battle. Contact Anthoor Law Group and have our Bay Area property division attorney help sort out these issues.

Our property division attorney is knowledgeable in matters regarding property rights and family laws in California. This allows you to get a better perspective on the contentious issues of your divorce.

Anthoor Law Group has worked with various couples with a range of issues and circumstances. This experience has equipped our team with practical knowledge that will be helpful in your case.

How We Can Help

Each spouse has a right to the community property. The primary job of our Bay Area property division attorney is to pursue measures that could help secure your rightful share in a divorce. To that end, our team can assist you with the following:

  • Determination of Community Properties and Separate Properties
  • Division of Assets and Liabilities
  • Handling High-Asset Divorce
  • Understanding Tax Implications

Determining Community Properties From Separate Properties

Property Division cannot be done without first determining which assets and liabilities are part of the couple’s Community Properties and which ones are considered separate. The process of determination can be faster if the couple has a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement where the terms are outlined. Without a prenup or postnup contract, the division of properties might be left for the court to decide.

Generally, Community Properties refer to assets and liabilities acquired by the couple during the marriage, such as the family home and car. Hence, it is important to mark the Date of Separation since properties acquired after that will be treated as Separate Properties. Inherited properties, on the other hand, are usually treated as Separate Properties.

Savings accounts, stocks, and business shares could be common or separate property, depending on any pre-existing agreement or the circumstances of each marriage. Our Bay Area Property Division attorney can help you devise an inventory of your assets and sort out which ones fall under Community Properties.

How Marital Properties Are Divided in California

Without any agreement, a couple’s assets and liabilities are considered Community Property in the state of California. This means that all properties acquired during the marriage are presumed to be equally owned by the couple, and thus, they are split evenly.

However, the presumption does not have to be applied in all cases. If you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse have agreed that certain properties remain separate, then the court can allow it. The process can be complicated, but the team at Anthoor Law Group can help you get through each step.

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  • Fast Action, Avoiding Delays – We provide responsive, solution-oriented service to keep you informed and meet your needs, so you can move forward with your life. Our firm understands how to move through the legal process in a swift and timely manner.
  • We Are Efficient – We promote dignity, fairness, collaboration, and conversation to avoid adversarial interactions among parties.
  • Multilingual Staff – Our attorneys and staff are prepared to work with a diverse set of clients in the Bay Area, and we are members of both the American Bar Association and the Bar Council of India.
  • We Work With Your Future In Mind – Your family and your happiness are at stake, and we want to set you and your loved ones up for a better future.

Dealing With High-Asset Divorce

Many couples cannot agree as to who gets the family home, car, or some kind of expensive heirloom. It is no wonder why couples with multiple properties and business interests would have a more complicated and lengthy divorce.

With multiple properties and shared business interests, the division and tax implications would be tremendous. Our Bay Area Property Division attorney has worked with high-net-worth couples and is equipped to handle a high-asset divorce.

Why Call A Property Division Attorney?

A Property Division attorney can ensure that your property rights and interests are secured when the divorce is finalized. A lawyer can also help determine the value of your properties and work on strategies to secure your rightful assets from the marriage.

Anthoor Law Group understands that Property Division also comes with other family law issues such as child support, custody, and spousal support. You can rest assured that all your concerns will be addressed, so set up a consultation with the team today.

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