Q: In New York, what does equitable distribution mean? Is it different from community property or common law property?
A: First, common law marriage is not recognized in New York State, unless it was created in a sister state. Further, NYS does not recognize community property. NYS is a separate property state. ED, or equitable distribution, is the division of marital property. Contact me if I can be of further assistance: www.konstlaw.com #konstlaw
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