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This is a divorce case. During my marriage my wife recieved

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This is a divorce case. During my marriage my wife recieved a child support lump sum payment for a child that she had before we met. Is that money community property? If so what is the law that makes it so?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Roger replied 5 years ago.

Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm a Family Law litigation attorney here to assist you.

 

No, this money is not community property because the money belongs to the child - not the mother - so it cannot be counted as property or money of the mother.

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