I live in the state of Washington, and am going through a divorce. The house was left to only me, we were married, but just my name is on the deed
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Inheritances are exempt from the community property presumption--that would be your separate property. But keep in mind that the divorce court considers all property, community and separate, when making a determination about what outcome will be just and equitable. Talking with an attorney about the details of your case will give you a better idea of what sort of division you might be able to expect.
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THe house should be yours. Inheritance is separate property. If remodeling was done, improvements made or money pulled out in a refinance, you may have given you spouse some rights. You need to discuss that with a family law attorney.
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Attorney Forrest is spot-on with her analysis. Inherited property is separate property, but in a divorce the court looks at all property to determine a just and equitable division.
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