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dissolution, and I am trading...
If my spouse and I are doing a marital settlement dissolution, and I am trading one of my assets for a vehicle she'll own in her name only, is it wise on the FL-160 to NOT put a P for petitioner (if she's the petitioner) next to that vehicle name and description as it will be listed in the agreement as it being released from community property to become her sole, separate property once I pay it off.
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Family Lawyer: LegalGems, Lawyer replied 22 days ago

Thank you for requesting me.

Normally the property is listed and then under section F (row F) if there has been a decision as to how that property will be distribute, the person that will receive that property can be indicated in row F. (for example with the full FMV of the property being listed under the person that is to be awarded that property).

The debt for the property would be listed under the party that is assuming that debt.

If the parties definitely want that particular item divided that way, one can include an MC-030 declaration stating the item #s and explaining how the transfer will occur once the loan is paid off. This is typically listed in the settlement agreement as well.

Please see page 24 here

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