Asset Division

The division of marital assets is an important issue in divorce cases.  Under most circumstances, the court will equally divide these assets. Sometimes, there is a question of whether the assets are community in nature or if they are the sole and separate assets of one of the parties.  Sole and separate assets are assets that were owned by a party prior to the marriage.  They are also funds received by one party through gift or inheritance or assets received as gifts from anyone.  It is beneficial for a party in a divorce to have the assistance of a family law attorney so that they can be assured that they will have the best chance of receiving their fair share of the community assets and all of their sole and separate property