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I have bee married for 2 yrs my husband filed for divorce I brought him a car last year can I ask for it back
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Good evening,

While you certainly can request in a divorce that the vehicle be returned to you, as it was purchased during the marriage, it will be seen as a marital asset, and be split between the two of you. Ohio is an "equitable distribution state." Equitable distribution doesn't necessarily mean 50/50, just what is fair between the spouses.

So the court could order for example that the car be sold, and that the proceeds be split between the two of you. Or, the court could award you the car but order that you provide him other assets equal to his share of the vehicle (for example, a larger share of the money in your savings).

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