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Marriage of Eastis

Court of Appeal of California
42 Cal. App. 3d 459 (1975)


After three years of marriage, Mrs. Eastis (plaintiff) filed for dissolution of marriage from Mr. Eastis (defendant). The trial court found that the parties had community assets totaling $5,250. The trial court also found that the parties had community liabilities of $6,450. The court awarded Mrs. Eastis community assets valued at $3,500 and ordered Mrs. Eastis to pay $1,000 of the liabilities owed. The trial court awarded Mr. Eastis community assets valued at $1,750 and ordered Mr. Eastis to pay $5,450 of the liabilities owed. Mr. Eastis appealed the trial court’s ruling regarding the division of community assets and liabilities.

Rule of Law


Holding and Reasoning (Gardner, P.J.)

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