The lease is community property
if it was entered into during marriage
, even if your spouse is physically separated from you. However, more than likely the court would order the lease credited to your side of the property division, because it has no value to your spouse. Moreover, it's likely that your spouse wouldn't challenge your right to the lease -- unless we're talking about some sort of extraordinarily valuable property with unique characteristics (view, location, etc.).
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