Kailua Kona, HI asked in Divorce for New York

Q: Is New York considered a community property state?

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  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: New York is now considered an equitable distribution state. This means that if you get a divorce, the court will divide your property based on what is fair. It doesn't necessarily mean an equal split down the middle.

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  • Rye Brook, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Marital property in New York is subject to equitable distribution according to the NY Domestic Relations Law.

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