Arizona is a community property state

Arizona is a community property state, which means spouses share joint ownership in most property acquired during marriage, regardless of which spouse actually earned the property. There are some exceptions, such as property acquired through gift or inheritance, which is then treated as separate property. How property is designated, whether as community or separate, becomes critical in a divorce when it comes time to divide the marital property. If you need assistance with your divorce or other issues related to marital property division, contact the attorneys at Fleming & Monroe, PLC for a consultation