Any property that one obtains during a marriage is known as community property. Under the law community property is to be split 50/50 during the divorce. Community property is also property obtained during marriage and before the couple separated. Although at times property is only in one of the spouses names the law will recognize it as property obtained during marriage.
In order to be certain you are granted all of your rights in a divorce proceeding it is important to do your research. In addition to researching divorce topics it will also be helpful to speak with various legal professionals. After speaking to these individuals, you will gain a greater understanding of the divorce proceedings and which route you may want to take.