We are going through a divorce in CA. Since records older than 7 years are discarded by financial institutions and i did not keep the statements either, tracing is becoming difficult if not impossible. How much will the court rely on the personal testimony of the party claiming the refund? The existence of substantial separate property is quite obvious. The only problem is with tracing. Are there any other alternatives to claim separate property in such cases?
Divorce is the process of formally ending a marriage. Divorces may be jointly agreed upon, resolved by negotiation, or decided in court.
Separate property generally refers to property that is acquired before marriage. However, gifts and inheritances are also separate property.
by attorney Edwin Castellanos
Identifying and dividing complex marital assets is a tremendous challenge in a high asset divorce. While most spouses tend to settle their property... more