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What is community property? Vista, North County and San Diego, CA FAQ

Community property is a legal concept derived from Spain. Most of the community property states in the United States were once a part of Spain.

Generally speaking, community property is that which is accumulated during the marriage from the efforts of either or both spouses. In California, community property is, by statute, equally divided.

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