CA laws entitle half of all properties?
Criminal Defense Attorney
Under California community property law, everything you acquire during your marriage, including money you earn at work, belongs to both of you. It doesn't matter if you put that money in a joint or individual checking account.
If you had the money before you got married, or inherited it from a relative, then it's yours alone.
Real Estate Attorney
All money and property acquired during marriage except by gift or inheritance belongs equally to you and your wife, even money in an account only in your name or only in her name.
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