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I assume...never mind, one should never assume anything. If he requests his share of any possible increase in the homes value would that value be determined as of right now or at such time as she sells the home, maybe 10 years from now? If it is based on the value today, should I get the house appraised just to keep that information at hand? Also, should I take his name off the loan so he doesn't use that as some sort of leverage to claim community property? California is a community property state.
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