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HelloThis is Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard.I am sorry to hear of this situation you are enduring. Yes, it appears you are eligible for the Summary Dissolution. The criteria for the Summary Dissolution is you
1 Have been married for less than 5 years (from the date you got married to the date you separated);
2 Have no children together born or adopted before or during the marriage (and you are not expecting a new child now);
3 Do not own any part of land or buildings;
4 Do not rent any land or buildings (except for where you now live, as long as you do not have a 1-year lease or option to buy);
5 Do not owe more than $6,000 for debts acquired since the date you got married;
6 Neither of you have more than $41,000 worth of separate property assets - this does not count any vehicles you might own separately or jointly.I suggest if you meet the above criteria you should consider that recourse.
You can Click onto this LINK for more information from the CA courts on the Summary dissolution.
If you have more than $41,000 in assets then you cannot file for the Summary Dissolution. And number 4 would apply if you are on a lease together regardless if you are living apart. But that is neither here nor there with your asset situation. I suggest you will need to file for the Divorce. If he is in agreement, you can file for a no fault uncontested divorce.
Also keep in mind that any assets acquired during the marriage are considered to be marital. In that regard, the house you purchased, even after your separation would be marital unless you had signed a Separation Agreement at the time you left.