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debts are considered community property - regardless of when they were incurred or by which spouse during a marriage.
debt that as incurred prior to marriage that was kept separate and apart may be considered non-marital property - however, the law states if the debt was co-mingled at any point then it is considered marital and subject to community property laws. so for instance, if one spouse had a credit card debt prior to marriage but then continued use of that card for things while married that would be considered co-mingle