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I am filing for separation in california I moved and took my…

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Hello I am filing for separation in california I moved and took my belongs and technically we don't have any property to separate. do I still need to list everything we bought we were married?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

California

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Not at this time he tried to kill me and I fled the state

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No. You do not have to give an inventory. California is a Community Property State. Which means (generally) that property acquired during marriage is split 50/50 regardless of whise name it is in or who purchased it.

If you already have your separate property (property brought into the marriage and your personal effects, and you do not want anything else (or there isn't anything else) you can waive your claims to any other property.

Just list either "none" or "N/A" or "Petitioner waives claim" on the paperworrk where property information is requested.

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Thank you Gerald. That is exactly what I needed to know. You advice was great and your response was timely. I appreciate your help with this matter.

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