Posts tagged with 'community-property'

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It’s Important for You to Know How Property Laws May Affect You It is common for a divorcing couple to decide about dividing their property and debts themselves (with or without the help of a neutral third party like a mediator), rather than leaving it to the judge. However, if a couple cannot agree, they […]

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Man and Woman Smiling

Very generally, here are the rules for determining what’s community property and what isn’t: Community property includes all earnings during marriage and everything acquired with those earnings. All debts incurred during marriage, unless the creditor was specifically looking to the separate property of one spouse for payment, are community property debts. Separate property of one […]

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