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Property Division

California property divisionWhen you have filed for divorce in California, a significant concern will be how your marital estate is distributed under California's community property laws. You can choose the traditional, costly and divisive route by taking your dispute to court, where decisions will be made by a judge based solely on the law, or you can make educated and informed decisions yourself, taking the decision-making process in your own hands by participating in Mediation or the Collaborative Law process.

Because California is a community property state, the husband and wife each have a one-half interest in assets acquired during the marriage except for inheritances and gifts received by one party during the marriage.

You are not, however, required to structure your property division under the letter of the law. With the help of your Mediator and/or Collaborative attorneys, you and your spouse or ex-spouse may find creative solutions which will better meet your needs in the short run and the long term. There may be certain complex property issues such as your respective interests in property which one of you brought into the marriage but has appreciated through either of your efforts during your marriage. If you attempt to resolve these issues through the traditional adversarial process, with each of you hiring separate accountants or other experts, you may incur significant expenses and costly delays trying to calculate the value of the marital estate.

In Judith’s experience, the most successful property distributions are reached when the parties make the decisions themselves, rather than deferring to the court. As your Mediator or Collaborative lawyer, Judith Nesburn will help you learn about your rights and explore your priorities and resources so that you can reach the most effective agreements in dividing your property.

At the Law and Mediation Offices of Judith C. Nesburn, located in Los Angeles, the focus is on alternative means of dispute resolution in all divorce and family law matters, including issues involving the distribution of marital assets and debts. Please contact Judith to schedule a confidential meeting to learn how you can resolve your property division matters with sensitivity, dignity and mutual respect.


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law & mediation offices of Judith C. Nesburn | 11661 San Vicente blvd. | Suite 500 | Los Angeles, CA 90049 | Phone: 310-207-4400 | Fax: 310-207-3118
law & mediation offices of judith c. nesburn
11661 san vicente blvd. | suite 500 | los angeles, ca 90049
phone: 310-207-4400 | fax: 310-207-3118
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At the Law and Mediation Offices of Judith C. Nesburn, we handle divorce and family law matters for individuals throughout Greater Los Angeles County, including Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Brentwood, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, the San Fernando Valley, Malibu and Pacific Palisades.