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Tag Archives: community property

Husband is responsible for Wife’s Failure to Pay her Computer Bill

By Andy Cook |

Is your separate property responsible for your spouse’s debts? That was a question answered yesterday by the California Court of Appeal involving two attorneys who ended up getting divorced. The wife was an immigration attorney who leased computer equipment. She defaulted on her payment and the computer company got a judgment against her of… Read More »

Change in Title Not Enough to Change Separate Property to California Community Property

By Andy Cook |

A recent California Court of Appeals case from the Second District has clarified when separate property becomes community property, and when the community can expect to receive a portion of that property. In the case titled In re Marriage of Lafkas, John Lafkas had been a founding member of a partnership that held several… Read More »

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