What is my husband allowed to take with him when he moves out?

We have quite a bit of property acquired during our marriage can he take any of the things bought while together when he moves out before the divorce hearing?

Asked on March 7, 2012 under Family Law, Arizona

Answers:

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

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for your situation.  You and your husband have to agree on the distribution of the marital assets so he can not just take what he wishes.  If you can not agree then the court will decide the matter during a trial.  Be aware that it does not matter whose name an asset is in for purposes of division.  If it was purchased during the marriage it is marital property.  Good luck.


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