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Property Division

Property Division Attorneys in the San Fernando Valley

Representing Clients’ Rights & Best Interests

Property division is often one of the most contentious disputes during a divorce. Typically, both parties are concerned about the distribution of the marital assets and whether they will receive the share that they feel is rightfully theirs.

Having a knowledgeable and experienced San Fernando Valley property division lawyer on your side could be the single most important thing you can do for your future in the midst of a divorce. At Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation, we are committed to working hard to prepare an effective strategy to ensure that you receive a fair settlement. You can count on our divorce attorneys in Woodland Hills to go the extra mile to protect your rights and your property during a divorce.

Call us today at (818) 462-5076 for a free initial consultation.

How Is Property Divided in California?

Under California law, most marital property is considered community property.

Fair Property DivisionExceptions include:

  • Gifts
  • Inheritance
  • Property acquired before the marriage

In the event of a divorce, community property law requires that all property acquired by spouses during their marriage be divided equally if they cannot come to an agreement on their own.

In most divorces, marital property may include:

  • Family residence
  • Bank accounts
  • Retirement accounts
  • Debts
  • Vehicles

Seek A Trusted Advocate at Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation

Our San Fernando Valley property division attorneys can ensure the fair division of your assets during your divorce. Whether we can help you and your partner negotiate a fair settlement outside of the courtroom or we have to take your case, we are ready to represent your best interests. Our legal team, led by family law certified specialist Joy Kraft Miles, can make sure that you are treated fairly and that your rights are protected.

Contact us online or at (818) 462-5076 to get started with your case today. Located in Woodland Hills, serving the entire San Fernando Valley.

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WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS
HAVE TO SAY?

  • It's been a long and difficult road, but I can't imagine having accomplished this independence without Joy and her team.

    “I came to Joy in January afraid and confused after an altercation with my husband. She listened to me thoughtfully and professionally and guided me through my options. We set up a temporary restraining order, settled our division of assets, filed for divorce, and sold my marital home with her knowledge and strength physically protecting me and awarding me with the best possible financial result. It's been a long and difficult road, but I can't imagine having accomplished this independence without Joy and her team. I originally was referred to her through a mutual acquaintance being told she "fought hard for women". I can now confirm that to be true through my experience. Thank you, Joy”

    Lela H.

  • The entire crew is quick to respond to my emails and I am always made to feel like a priority.

    “Joy and the incredible staff at Kraft Miles are currently helping me with an unpleasant divorce. While the intricacies of an acrimonious separation can be overwhelming, Joy and Brigitte have done an excellent job of explaining the process step by step and answering all my questions. The entire crew is quick to respond to my emails and I am always made to feel like a priority. In court, Joy is a true professional and a class act that has guided me through this difficult time with great success. I have complete trust and confidence in her extensive knowledge and experience of family law matters”

    Michelle A.

  • Joy has been a beacon of strength and competence during my multiple suits from my ex, and always keeps in mind what is in the children's best interests.

    “Joy has been my attorney for over two years. She's the third attorney I hired for my high-conflict, post-judgment divorce issues with my ex-husband who happens to be the head of his own law firm. Joy is very calm and reasonable and honest. She will tell you what is and is not worth fighting. She will make sure you're not fighting a losing battle or one you have no chance of winning. She'll give her spot on opinions about going to court vs. settling vs. mediation. In the face of nasty letters from my ex and his counsel, she stays cool and responds rationally, diffusing the situation. She keeps me up to date on communications between the parties and is easily available by phone or email during business hours. She is very responsive and will let me know when I'm wasting money on a matter. (I should add that he is the one constantly suing me, not me suing him.) Joy has been a beacon of strength and competence during my multiple suits from my ex, and always keeps in mind what is in the children's best interests. I highly recommend Joy for any divorce issues you may have. I have referred several friends to her and everyone has been happy with their results.”

    Former Client

  • They play to win and made me feel at ease through this difficult time.

    “Joy Kraft Miles and her team are professional, detailed, and responsive. They play to win and made me feel at ease through this difficult time. Joy is direct, honest, and delivers the facts and explains the legal process in a manner that made me feel both informed and empowered.”

    Dennis T.

  • I met with Joy and she put my mind at ease.

    “I met with Joy and she put my mind at ease. My biggest concern was my kids and being protected for our future. She guided me in what was to come and advised me that it's going to be a process with everything that myself and my husband had going on. She was willing to work with me and I truly appreciated that. She also let me know that for part of what I was going through, I didn't need a lawyer. She was trying to save me some money. Who does that nowadays? She was very sympathetic to my situation and showed that she really cared. Once my current situation is dealt with I will be going to her to file my divorce.”

    Susan

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KRAFT MILES, A LAW CORPORATION:

THE TEAM ON YOUR SIDE
  • Se habla español.

  • Our team has more than 60 years of combined experience.

  • We will always prioritize your best interests.

  • Initial consultations are always FREE.

  • Our team is compassionate and understanding.

  • Representation is fairly priced.