Couples going through a divorce must decide how to divide their property and debts—or ask a court to do it for them. Under California’s community property laws, assets and debts spouses acquire during marriage belong equally to both of them, and they must divide them equally in divorce. Some couples are able to agree on how to divide all their property and debts. Couples who can’t manage this will end up going to court to ask for a decision from an arbitrator or a judge.
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