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Hello again,Normally, all property acquired during the marriage is considered community property no matter which spouse's name is XXXXX XXXXX property, except property acquired by gift or inheritance.Because of this, the best way to modify how property is characterized while remaining married, is to enter into a post-nuptial agreement setting out the terms you both agree to. By doing that, you would typically avoid the property being characterized according to law in a manner you do not wish to occur.Here is a link to the WA code which governs post-nuptial agreements:http://marriage.uslegal.com/postnuptial-agreements/washington-postnuptial-agreement-law/Here is a link to a site which provides such agreements for a small fee. It is best to retain an attorney though, at least to review the contract before it is signed by the spouses:http://www.findlegalforms.com/product/washington-postnuptial-agreement/
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