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Are Assets Always Split 50-50 in a Divorce in California?

California is a community property state, which means everything you and your spouse earned or purchased while you were in the marriage belongs to both of you equally. But it doesn’t mean that you have to divide everything 50-50. Splitting Assets in Your Divorce: Are They Always Split 50-50? During your divorce, everything that you and your spouse contributed to …

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Community Property Basics

In California, the term community property refers to any assets or income earned by a married person – and it belongs to both parties of a marriage, not just the one who brought it in. It’s different from separate property, which only belongs to one spouse. And during a divorce, community property must be divided equitably between both of you. …

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The Bitcoin Divorce: How Do Courts Divide Cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are treated like property in a divorce – but how does division of these assets work in California? So far, it’s been a little bit tricky, so here’s what you need to know if your divorce involves Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency. The Bitcoin Divorce: How Do Courts Divide Cryptocurrency? When you’re talking to your Stockton divorce …

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Protecting Assets From Divorce: 7 Tips to Safeguard Your Future

In many divorces, the primary focus isn’t who did what or which party sacrificed the most. Instead, it boils down to one thing: Assets. Even if your divorce is about more than assets, you need to know how to protect what you have – and avoid losing things to your spouse when you don’t have to. That’s not to say …