What are the Laws in Arizona About How Marital Property Will be Distributed After Divorce?
Any property that was acquired by the spouses during marriage, other than by means of inheritance or a gift from a third party to one spouse, is considered community property. Each spouse holds a one-half interest in all community property and all community property is divided equally between the two parties during a divorce.
Separate property is property that was acquired by one spouse either before marriage or during the marriage by inheritance or gift from a third party. Property acquired by each spouse after the parties have started living apart generally is considered separate property. Separate property remains with the spouse who acquired it in an
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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