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Do I have any right to a percentage of the profits from the sale of the land even if it is sold after the divorce is final?
No, as a general rule, anything that a couple acquires during a marriage is considered marital property and is divided upon a divorce. But there are two big exceptions...gifts and inheritances. Those are considered the separate property of the person who receives them and not marital property subject to division in a divorce.
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