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I need advice about how I can protect myself & my interests

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I need advice about how I can protect myself & my interests in the event my husband predeceases(uncomfortable family). Also if I decide to leave before that
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Attorney2020 replied 1 year ago.
An estate plan setting forth the distribution of the assets would suffice. A will and living trust would be the governing documents. In case you were to leave the marriage, the court will allocate the property based upon a theory of community property (splitting the assets down the middle that were earned during the marriage) or equitable distribution based upon what is fair to both parties.
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