New Orleans, LA asked in Divorce, Animal / Dog Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Louisiana

Q: I’ve been trying to find out what is the law for can your spouse take Community property before you divorce?

Had a restraining order on my spouse went to court judge okayed him to take personal items and came with a constable and two police officers they detained me away from my house so he can collect a list of items Tools furniture etc. tools furniture etc. that the constable allowed him to take

1 Lawyer Answer
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: If you were given exclusive use of the house or a protective order, yes he can be granted access with a deputy to remove his personal effects, clothes, separate property or items needed for work, pending divorce and partition.

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