Is International Property Considered Community Property?
Foreign assets obtained during a marriage are typically considered community property in Texas, which is a community property jurisdiction. This means that any property obtained during the marriage belongs to both spouses. SCHEDULE YOUR $275 CONSULTATION
However, this can be contradicted if one spouse provides substantial evidence that the property is separate. Property acquired before the marriage, whether purchased or gifted, is considered separate property. Although Texas law is clear on property classification, international laws may have different rules, impacting the division of assets in a divorce.