Granger, TX asked in Divorce for Texas

Q: What is he bought it after we got married???

I am about to get a divorce and he doesn't want to split anything. Does he have to if he bought it since we've been married???

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Jeff  Anderson
Jeff Anderson
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Community property is divided when you get divorced. So what is community property? Unless there was a pre-marital or post-marital agreement, then it's generally going to be everything either of you own, no matter whose name it's in, with a few exceptions. If he had it before you got married, it's his separate property. If he got it as a gift, even a gift from you, it's his separate property. If he got it by way of inheritance, then it's his separate property. There are some other exceptions, but those are the most common.

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