Elk Grove, CA asked in Divorce for California

Q: together 16 years legally married 9 kids, own home What am I entitled to He says nothing because I’m a homemaker

He didn’t want me to work, I stayed home and raised 2 kids.

Did all the repairs personally, always logged what I spent on house and kids.

Now he says that I’m not entitled to anything because I don’t work

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1 Lawyer Answer

Tobie Brina Waxman

Answered
  • Culver City, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You're entitled to half of community property acquired during the marriage. Items acquired during the period of cohabitation are separate property. You may or may not be entitled to a portion of his separate property. You need a consultation with an attorney to figure out what you are entitled to. You are likely entitled to spousal support in addition to child support

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