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The assets will be divided according to the laws in this regard in the state where you file.
So in Washington, marital assets include all earnings during marriage from either party so this will include any money that you spouse has earned and put into the stocks. All property acquired with earnings during marriage, and any property acquired with "community funds."Therefore, whatever you all acquired while married is subject to an equal split. You may want to come to terms with your spouse about how the distribution will be handled, otherwise the court will do it for you
You may request and more than likely be awarded alimony. However, he can argue that you are capable of working and request the alimony be minimal and temporary until you get on your feet -
If you need an education or other training to acquire skills to be employed then you may request he pay for that.
Thank you very much for your quick and professional answer. We signed the legal paper about the house he bought in California that it belongs to you. Do we still split the house if I file the divorce in Washington?
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No. That would be considered a Post Nuptial agreement as long as it was signed in front of a Notary
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