Asset division is second only to child custody as the most contentious area of family law. Whether you have been with your spouse for 2 years or 20, when it comes to separating assets, there is a very good possibility that you could have a fight on your hands. This is not always the case, but people can become emotional and sometimes unreasonable when it finally comes time to determine who deserves what, and how much of it.
Southern California Asset Division Attorney
Attorney Vincent B. Garcia has been practicing family law for over two decades, and in that time, he helped countless individuals through the difficulties of asset division. From professional practices divisions to business dissolution and complex asset and debt litigation, he has done it all. This extensive experience can prove incredibly useful for you and your situation, no matter how simple or how complicated it happens to be.
When parties agree
There are occasions when both parties are in relative agreement about how assets should be divided. When this does occur, it is still important to seek out the help of an asset division attorney. An attorney can help you construct the legal framework to protect both you and your spouse in the event that someone changes his or her mind down the road. An attorney can make everything legal and binding, protecting you in the future.
When parties disagree
It happens far more often that parties are in some disagreement about the division of assets. When this happens, you definitely want the help of an experienced asset division attorney like Attorney Vincent B. Garcia. He can help you make certain that the truth is heard by the courts, and not a distorted version that favors the other party.
Both you and your spouse are required to disclose all of your assets and all of your debts. With the help of an attorney, you can make certain nothing is overlooked on either side.
As a community property state, California considers the assets acquired during marriage to be community property – with a few exceptions. It is in the fair valuation and division of this community property that the skills of your attorney will truly shine through. Attorney Vincent B. Garcia will make certain that the courts understand what is yours, and greatly improve the odds that you will acquire it.
Here to help
Our firm is here to help you with asset division, whether your case is simple or complex. Please contact our office today so we can get started as soon as possible.