What is a Community Property State?

Posted: 11 September, 2019

Nevada is a community property state. That means that a judge will divide all assets and debts 50/50 between the spouses in a divorce. Anything can you or your divorce lawyer can prove is separate property will remain yours.

You can agree to any other type of division you want. If you have a prenup or a postnup in place, that can have almost any agreement. In rare cases, if a judge finds the prenup to be extremely unfair or signed under duress, then it can be nullified. If you and your spouse are filing a joint petition, then you can agree to whatever division you wish.

Leaving it up the court to decide will result in the judge dividing community property and debts equally.


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