Irvine Property Division Attorney
Property and Debt Division Lawyer in Orange County, California
Marital property division in California is based upon the concept of "community property." Community property generally includes any property, assets, and marital debts that are acquired throughout the course of the marriage.
Marriages of all durations--five, ten, and twenty years alike--have a considerable amount of shared property involved. The divorce attorney at The Law Office of Karen H. Beckman represents clients in the process of marital property division to ensure their rights are protected and best interests considered. The family law firm also strives to protect the economic and non-economic contributions of each spouse to the marriage.
Would you like to speak with a family law attorney about marital property division and asset protection during divorce? Contact The Law Office of Karen H. Beckman to arrange a consultation in her Orange or Irvine, California, office. The firm represents clients throughout Orange County, including the communities of Irvine, Costa Mesa, Anaheim and Laguna Hills, California.
A Full Disclosure of Marital Property
The process of distributing property, assets, and debt during divorce requires each party to provide a full disclosure regarding finances, income, and debt. The firm is adept at identifying behaviors that may cause delays in the process. These behaviors include hiding marital assets and withholding other crucial financial information.
If necessary, the firm will refer to experts such as forensic accountants, subpoena records, and take other proactive steps to ensure all assets are correctly identified. Complicated marital property issues can arise if a person owns a business or is self-employed. Property that can be included in the settlement includes:
Marital property division during involves many technical issues that Attorney Beckman is experienced in handling. She strives to reach a reasonable and fair settlement without litigation. However, if a fair settlement cannot be reached, she is prepared to aggressively litigate on behalf of her clients. Contact the family law firm to arrange a consultation.