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Deed vs survey.
My land is in a gift deed from my father years before my marriage. Now my husband
has had a land survey done and is trying to say the land is half his if we
Asked on October 28, 2017 under Family Law, Virginia
M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 6 years ago | Contributor
The general rule - which is the same in Virginia - is that property that hs been inherited (before or after the marriage) in the sole name of one of the parties is separate property and remains separate property in a divorce. There are nuances to this and property can become quasi-marital too so please seek legal counsel. Good luck.
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