Community Property Law in Louisiana
In Louisiana community property refers to all the possessions and interests acquired by a couple after they are married. In Louisiana all marital property is considered equally owned.
Louisiana provides for Community Property in Louisiana Civil Code Articles 2334, et seq.
Marital property is owned by both spouses and will get divided upon divorce. Separate property is property one spouse owns before the marriage, and is not subject to division in a divorce. If a spouse receives property via inheritance or a gift during the marriage, it is normally considered separate property.
Louisiana's community property laws generally dictate that community property be split equally upon divorce.
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