Community Property in a Nutshell

Author: Carrillo, Jo
Edition: 4th
Copyright Date: 2018
  • Publication Date: April 18th, 2018
  • ISBN: 9781683286844
  • Subject: Family Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Summarizes the marital property laws dealing with creation, management and termination of community property in nine states (Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin). Also includes coverage of community option states (Alaska and Tennessee).

    Each chapter presents a legal overview of the chapter topic followed by an analysis of the specific law of each of the nine community property states. Topics include a brief history of community property in the U.S., premarital contracts, transmutations, community property, separate property, characterization, management and control, liabilities, forms of intimate partnership, dissolution, and death.