Boston, MA asked in Real Estate Law for New Hampshire

Q: If my wife purchases a home while we are married but I dont sign any documents for mortgage/deed, do I still own half?

My wife bought a house while we are married, but my names not on the mortgage or purchase agreements or anything for that matter.. I did not sign anything and I was not apart of the buying process, yet my wife thinks that cause we are married, that I automatically own half.. Is she right?

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A: No. Your state is not a community property state.

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