In re Brace: Community Property

In re Brace, California Supreme Court

Top family law attorney Christopher C. Melcher is Amicus Counsel in Marriage of Brace, a matter pending before the California Supreme Court.

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeal asked the California Supreme Court to answer whether, under California law, a property acquired by spouses in joint tenancy is community property or if the spouses hold equal separate property interests in the joint tenancy.

Christopher C. Melcher’s Amicus Brief

Request to Divide Oral Argument Time, Executed

Application to File Amicus Curiae Brief

Blumberg Amicus Curiae Brief

Opinion by California Supreme Court