Getting Divorced in Arizona: What You Should Know About Commingling
If you are getting divorced in Arizona, you probably already know that all of your assets will be divided into the categories of separate property or community property. However, although the line between community and separate property seems very clear, it is easy for some assets to fall somewhere in between. When community assets and separate assets blur together, which is common in most marriages, those assets can be said to be “commingled.”
What Happens to Commingled Property in an Arizona Divorce?
If you have property that was yours before the marriage, but which has now become confusingly commingled, you may be able to prove in court that it is still your separate property. You will essentially need to follow those assets back to their source as your sole property. It may also be possible to come to an agreement with your spouse that the asset in question is your separate property.
If you have commingled assets and need help figuring it all out, come talk to us in a completely free, no-pressure legal consultation. Our experienced Phoenix divorce lawyers serve clients in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Fountain Hills, Paradise Valley, Avondale, Goodyear, Glendale, and Buckeye. We would be happy to answer your questions about property division, child custody, alimony, or any other issues you have regarding divorce in Phoenix and the surrounding areas.
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