Because California is a community property state, division of assets and debts in divorce can pose a significant challenge. Many factors can affect the final property settlement. At Shaffer & Associates, we have achieved equitable property settlement agreements for countless clients in situations that span a wide range of marital asset levels. Often the complexities of a divorce are amplified by concerns regarding division of assets and debts. This is especially true for clients with high-value property and significant individual and marital investments and debt, including:
At Shaffer & Associates, we focus exclusively on family law matters. Our attorneys have extensive experience litigating divorce cases, drafting marital agreements and handling divorce and property settlements. We ensure that all aspects of your family law case, including financial matters, are fully developed prior to the final divorce decree. We represent individuals throughout San Diego County and provide comprehensive legal services related to property division in divorce.
California is one of nine states recognizing community property division.
We work with professional appraisers, accountants, and actuaries to properly value marital assets, then work diligently with you to tailor an innovative and fair proposal, or properly evaluate the other party’s proposal. Our experience, skill, knowledge, and ability to fashion tailored settlement agreements to meet your needs are part of the professional legal services we provide.
Shaffer & Associates is committed to protecting your marital rights and to ensuring that you receive an equitable distribution of all assets and debts. Our experienced San Diego divorce attorneys can help ensure that property division is fair by identifying all relevant factors and identifying and assigning ownership and correct valuations to all assets and liabilities, including, when appropriate, the use of forensic accountants to locate hidden assets, business valuation experts, and other financial experts.
Learn more below about property division or contact Shaffer & Associates to consult with us about the division of assets and debts in your family law case.
Shaffer & Associates is dedicated to helping people all across San Diego County, including Downtown San Diego, Point Loma, La Jolla, Scripps Ranch, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad, Rancho Bernardo and Poway. We also work with families in Orange County, Riverside County and Los Angeles County.