Has your girlfriend filed a divorce against her previous spouse? There are numerous questions that need to be answered regarding this situation. It is imperative to speak to an attorney immediately to protect any further interests your girlfriend has in the community assets held by the marriage.
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A. It's not "theft", since he had title to the property, and it was community property at the time of sale.
B. She's entitled, however, to find out from him what happened to the money, and to her share of it. She'll also be able, if she follows the appropriate process, to keep the other properties from being sold without her consent. She'll need to speak to an experienced family law attorney to walk her through the process, NOW, because until she takes those steps, he can sell the properties, take the money and run. He can't "run" with real estate, so it's important for her to act NOW.
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