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How Does Community Property Division Work in Washington?

Under Washington law, debts or assets acquired during the course of a marriage are generally deemed community property that is subject to equal division upon divorce. Property acquired prior to marriage is usually exempt from that division. However, Washington differs from other community property states in that it allows a divorce court to look at […]

How Is It Decided Who Gets the Family Home in a Divorce?

Washington is a “community property” state, which means that assets and debt acquired during the marriage are, in general, divided equally upon divorce. But there is not always a 50/50 split, because the court looks at the spouses’ financial and familial situation as a whole in making the division. That can result in special treatment […]