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What is Community Property?

Under the community property regime, absent an enforceable agreement between the parties, all property acquired by the spouses during marriage, excluding gifts or income from separate property, is divided equally between the parties.

States that follow the Community Property system:

  • Arizona

  • California

  • Idaho

  • Lousiana

  • Nevada

  • New Mexico

  • Texas

  • Washington

  • Wisconsin

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