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If I file for bankruptcy in a community property state, does my wife's properties before our marriage get protected?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Bankruptcy Law
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Yes. Your wife's property before marriage is her separate property.

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What about she is buying properties here in the near future without using my money, under her name, would that be out reach from my creditors including the IRS?
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Yes, so long as she keeps the properties separate.

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