Community Property Litigation
Over and above the emotional toll involved in divorce litigation, divorcing spouses have to divide their property in a manner that will insure an even distribution of assets. Smith & Fawer’s expertise in corporate and commercial litigation has led it to be called in often to litigate the amount of money its clients are entitled to in the community property context.
Examples of the firm’s expertise in this area include:
- Obtaining a multi-million dollar judgment for the spouse of a local construction company owner where both the extent of its community nature and the amount of its value were disputed;
- Representation of professionals, and their spouses, in seeking to obtain a fair distribution of assets;
- Counseling a local marine company concerning the divorce of its two (2) owners;
- Representation of spouse fighting for her community interest in three multi-million dollar companies.