There are instances where separate property could become marital property. For instance, if one spouse has received a significant sum of money from a relative as an inheritance (or a gift). The spouse then transfers those funds into an account with both spouses’ names on it, thereby giving the other spouse access to that money.…

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Community debt is debt incurred during a marriage by a spouse which is generally related to the marriage and both spouses may be liable to pay. In a community property state (like Washington), a debt incurred for the common interest of the spouses or for the interest of the other spouse is a community debt.…

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Assets are an important part of marriage especially when it comes to property and equity. Washington is a ‘no fault’ state which means that the court will not be determining who is at fault; it would simply be called as a marriage which is ‘irretrievably broken’. Washington State is a community property state which states…

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Divorce does not only affect you financially but also emotionally. It will probably be the worst or the best time of your life, depends on the situation you are in. Very often when you file for a divorce, you build up a tower of expectations around you and then feel depressed when the divorce settlement…

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What is community property? Community property or Community of Property is a term used in family law which means that all the assets and debts by the couple (either individually or jointly) is owned together by the couple. If the couple splits then the community property will be divided. According to Washington State’s laws: “neither…

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What is community property? Community property (US) or Community of Property (SA) is a legal word used to describe everything that the couple owns jointly together .  This means that whatever is owned by the couple has a right to be distributed or owned by both individuals. What does community property include? Community property means that…

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Cheating or infidelity in any relationship is one of the hardest factors to forgive and forget. When your partner cheats, it puts severe strain on the marriage. The faithful spouse will automatically feel agitated and angry; the feeling of betrayal will give rise to emotions such as hate and revenge. These emotions will not only…

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