I Added my Husband to the Deed of the Home I Owned Before our Marriage, Now that We’re getting Divorce How Much will he be Entitled to?

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“I owned a home before my marriage. Now I am getting divorced and my husband has been added to the deed. Can he only get a portion of the house since the time we were married (3 years)? Is he entitled to more?”

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That will depend on many factors, including whether the state in which you live is a community property state, and whether marital income was used to pay down the mortgage. You should consult with an attorney familiar with the marital property laws in your state.



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