Q: Property division
When my husband and I divorced, he kept our home. In the decree he was to pay me 25% of the rent he received and $40000 upon its sale. I did remarry. Does this mean I have forfeited all proceeds from the home?
A: Of course, I have not reviewed the decree, but from the facts you've given me, I do not see how you forfeited your rights to receive the funds upon your remarriage. The judgment appears to address the issue of community property, not spousal support, so your rights would be unaffected by divorce. Give me a call and I'll be happy to discuss further and review the judgment for you.
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