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In a community property state, are debts still joint in a legal separation for mortgage purposes?

Community property is debt incurred during marriage. Community property also is income during marriage …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 days ago

Would marriage expose my spouse to previous debt?

Your spouse is not liable for your debt prior to marriage because that debt …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 days ago

Is property communal?

Community property is property purchased during marriage. Separate property is property purchased prior to …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 14 days ago

Am I entitled to a house my husband acquired during marriage using his power of attorney?

It would be community property and you would have a right to it as …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 25 days ago

Can my husband file adultery against me if I got pregnant by another man?

You can't go to jail or be sued by your husband for your adultery, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago