As an inheritance, the property would be excluded from a property division. Under certain circumstances, the fact of the inheritance might lead a judge to decide to grant an uneven property division or (greater) maintenance or to rule more favorably on a close child support question as a matter of fairness. Consulting with an attorney or two about the particulars of your situation would probably be a good investment.
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Inheritance is not marital unless it was made marital by your husband which if you are on the loan for the property, there is a good chance he did so. YOU NEED A LAWYER!!
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He does need to NOT COMINGLE the property with marital assets. So, you do need an attorney if you hope to prevail.
BUT... since it happened while you were separated, it is more liley that the court would rule against you. It depends on the circumstances.
Sounds like you need a free consultation.
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