In general, California is a community property state. This means that the Court will divide the property in an equitable manner, which doesn’t necessarily always mean equally. There are many factors that can impact the overall division of property. Moreover, as a married person, you carry an elevated status of acting in the best interest of your spouse when it comes to your property. A single misstep or unintended act can make all the difference in how the Court will divide your property. By contacting Aguilar Justice Center, P.C. at (209) 436-8593, you can learn how to best protect your property interests and what rights and/or obligations you may have.