If my husband used his inheritance to buy our lake home but myname is on the title, if we divorce does he get the cabin back?

Asked on March 8, 2012 under Family Law, Minnesota

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

What is going to happen is that he is going to want the money from the inheritance back saying that it was separate property (which is was) and you are going to say that although it was there was an intent to make it marital by purchasing the house and titling the property in both of your names.  The judge and the case law will govern. But better to come to a compromise than to lose the money to lawyers. Good luck.


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