Q: My wife purchased and built the house while we got married. We have been married 16 years.
Am I entitled to any of the assets?
A: If the house was purchased during the marriage (i.e. after the date of marriage and before the date of separation), it is community property. If she can trace the funds used for purchase to a separate property source, she may be entitled to reimbursement of those funds before the community's interest is calculated.
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