ISSUE : Separate property funds used for community purposes under
California Family Law
The issue hinges on whether or not the parties to a valid marriage after their separation shall be entitled to reimbursement after using his or her separate property funds for community purposes in accordance to California Family Law.
Well-settled is the rule in this jurisdiction that when a party uses his or her separate property for community purposes after their separation, such party shall be entitled to the reimbursement for whatever expenses that was incurred. Such reimbursement is in the nature of an “Epstein credit” under California Family Law. However, the law requires that reimbursement Continue reading...