Alan W. Metcalf, Attorney at Law

Debt Division

The person using the asset, usually is awarded the debt, (often without credit). If the asset is negative then the debt needs to be addressed at the outset of litigation. (Important to copy every bill for community debt for month prior to Separation to trial and every proof of payment, ie check or auto bill pay to get credit,-cannot get credit without). Bring in all community bills at start of case and keep good records until trial or settlement.