Questions tagged [community-property]

In the simplest terms, community property refers to the property shared between two spouses in certain states within the United States.

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Can a Condominium Association Incorporate Without All Owners?

If after purchasing a property in a Condominium Association, and it is discovered that the corporation was administratively "dissolved" years ago, can that association refile Articles of Incorporation ...
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Communal vs separate property, California divorce

I have opened a bank account shortly after getting married, solely in my name, and we never mixed our funds. I funded it initially with money I earned prior to marriage. My husband did the same with ...
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What can a spouse do in regards to controlling the beneficiaries of a life insurance policy in a community property state

Lets say a husband and wife both live together in a community property state, say Texas, and the husband is paying for a life insurance policy on the wife. The policy payout is 500 thousand dollars. ...
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What state child support laws govern?

If a child support order originates in a non-community property state, but the debtor lives in a community property state, does that make any difference or is it a moot point? For example, in some ...
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Can a spouse insist on payout of half of the equity in a home?

In a community property state ( TX ), can a spouse get one half of the equity from the home ( community property) , in the absence of a death or a divorce ?
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Can a spouse buy separate property in a community property state?

In Texas (a community property state), is there a way for a person to buy or own property to which to a spouse will have no right?
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What might be the chances of piercing the corporate veil for owning an LLC in a community property state with my spouse?

It seems that the courts in more States in the U.S. might start to grant judicial foreclosure on single-member LLCs. So, my question is, is husband and wife owned LLC in community property States ...
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In California, what happens if one spouse names a third party as their sole life insurance beneficiary?

Under California's community property law, each spouse can only control half of the couple's community property in his or her will. Does the same rule apply to life insurance benefits? Can one spouse ...