The State of California is a community property state so our courts view divorce issues differently than most other states. Family law judges in Santa Clara County, therefore, have specific requirements and expectations relating to custody, valuation of property and other assets, spousal support, and fair distribution of marital property.
The Law Offices of IVY CHIEN, P.C., understands divorce is one of life's most difficult challenges. Besides the emotional challenges involved, facing child custody, child support, and marital property issues can make divorce more complex and trying. Finding an experienced family law attorney who understands California divorce law is an important "first step" in the divorce process.
The Law Offices of IVY CHIEN, P.C., offers years of experience in Northern California and Santa Clara County family law. Our family law experience includes but is not limited to:
Child support, custody and visitation
Spousal support (alimony)
Division of marital property - complex property division
The law firm's commitment to children's rights and interests are of paramount priority. The law firm focuses on helping your children get the best care possible during the divorce process and custody and child support issues are satisfied. Effort is made at the law firm to "move things along quickly and easily" to avoid causing prolonged or unnecessary uncertainty or emotional pain.
As experienced San Jose divorce lawyers we realize that the financial future of our client is directly tied to the property agreement they reach with their former spouse. Property settlement agreements in California depend upon the fair valuation of our clients' community marital property. At the Law Offices of IVY CHIEN, P.C., we provide the professional resources available to help our clients fairly valuate their property and financial assets.
Getting Divorced? What About Protecting Your Financial Investments?
As a community property state, all investment income or savings earned during the length of marriage in California should be distributed evenly as fair distribution of property. Sometimes, however, investments people had prior to marriage may become objects of desire and property division becomes complicated in high-asset divorce cases. An experienced California divorce lawyer can help in untangling the legal and financial intricacies in your unique case - to help protect your rights. Most importantly, the law firm believes that our clients be well informed so as to be best prepared, especially during this time, to make the important life-changing decisions forthcoming.
Dedication to the client, understanding California divorce law, and savvy negotiation skills often make a difference when going through a difficult or even uncontested divorce. The San JoseLaw Offices of Ivy Chien, P.C.represents clients in need of sound legal family law advice throughout Santa Clara County in California including the communities of Milpitas, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Campbell, and Los Gatos.
Law Offices of IVY CHIEN, P.C.Attorney and Counselor at Law