Murrieta Property & Debt Division Attorney
Protecting Your Assets throughout Your Divorce
When you get divorced from your spouse, you may be worried about how your
assets and debt will be split up. Although there are guidelines under
California law that are followed in the property division process, it
is advisable to have a Murrieta family lawyer on your side to assist you.
At The Grey Legal Group, APC, we represent clients throughout Riverside & San Diego Counties who
divorced or are
separating, helping you get through the property division process. Call our firm
today at 951.363.2255 for more information.
Our Murrieta property and debt division lawyers have the skill and knowledge
you deserve on your side. Our team is qualified to provide you with top-quality
representation. If you are concerned about losing property in your divorce,
you should retain the services of a firm who cares about the outcome of
How Is Property & Debt Divided in a Divorce?
Any property that has been obtained by a couple during a marriage is presumed
to be community property in California. Likewise, debt incurred during
the marriage is presumed to be a joint responsibility unless one party
ran up significant debt on their own.
Both spouses have an equal right to community property and an equal responsibility
to pay community debts. The court will balance these in determining which
spouse is awarded ownership of assets and which is responsible for the
debts. As our state is considered a no-fault state, circumstances such
as infidelity or even domestic violence have no effect on property and
There are certain assets or property obtained during a marriage which may
still be considered separate property, such as:
- A personal inheritance
- Any personal gifts
- Acquisitions made during separation
If you would like an opportunity to discuss your case with a skilled Murrieta family law attorney, reach out to us now at 951.363.2255 for a