Family Law: Community Property Issues
Whose is whose?
Has your spouse just passed away? Are you having trouble deciding what is yours and what is your spouse’s in the settlement of your divorce? You may need the legal help of our attorneys at Lopez & Wilmert, LLP for your community property issues.
Community property issues tend to arise when there is a death of a spouse or during a divorce This issue is most common when there were property and proceeds acquired during the years spent together. Knowing what is yours and how it should be split legally can be a daunting task to handle on your own. Our law firm will work to help you fairly decided what is yours.
Deciding What is Rightfully Yours
While the property that you owned prior to your marriage will always remain yours, that which you obtained with your spouse is going to be subject to division in the event of death or divorce. We understand how confusing it can be to know what is yours and what isn’t, especially if you purchased land and/or a home together.
Generally, you will be entitled to half of what you and your spouse bought together, but there are some circumstances under which this may not be the case. Your specific case is our priority, and our highly-qualified family law attorneys are on your side to secure what is rightfully yours
Let us help you get through the hard times. We’ll guide you through your case to determine how property should be divided fairly and inform you about what happens next. From handling shared assets and hidden assets to homes, insurance policies, and more, you can count on the family law experts at Lopez & Wilmert.