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Are student loans incurred by one party during a marriage considered

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Are student loans incurred by one party during a marriage considered marital debts to be allocated in divorce or are they the separate debt of the party who incurred them?
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The student loans incurred during the marriage are presumed to be marital debts, especially if the education was used to better that party for the marriage (better job etc). It is only if a separate property regime was established before the marriage or before the loans were entered into would they be considered separate debt.


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