During Property Division

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Community Property Vs. Equitable Distribution

Going through divorce, there are many headache-inducing issues that must be resolved before everything is said and done. From custody and visitation to child support and alimony, you and your soon-to-be ex are bound to disagree at some point on how to separate your lives.

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Classifying Separate And Marital Property

When a married couple decides that it’s time to go their separate ways, one of the first and most important parts of the divorce process is to determine what constitutes the marital estate. This will decide the property that is up for division during the

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10 Quick Property Division Tips

Preparation and perspective can go a long way when it comes to every aspect of divorce, and that is especially true when it comes to up a divvying marriage’s worth of assets (and debts). The property division aspect of divorce can create a very hostile


Dividing Marital Debt And Protecting Your Credit

Splitting marital debt can be an area of fierce contention and bitterness. Like marital property, debt incurred during the marriage is usually split 50/50, unless state laws or circumstances dictate a different sort of division. Determining who will get the debt from any joint credit


Divorce Attorney Tips: Fighting Over The Little Things

In this segment of Divorce Attorney Tips we answer the question: "What is the craziest thing you have seen a divorcing couple fight over that significantly drove up the cost of their divorce?"

Essential Videos

Separate Vs. Community Property
Cordell & Cordell family law attorney Raul Sandoval explains the difference between separate and community property in divorce.
Dividing Retirement Accounts
Virginia family law attorney Rebecca DeVincent gives a brief rundown of to calculate the marital share of retirement accounts in divorce.
Divorrce 101: During Divorce
A video series featuring information on why you should stay in the marital home, property division, spousal support and more.