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Does inherited property become community property once the names of both spouses are on a bill?

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September 21, 2010 5:35PM

Inherited property, if kept separate, does not generally become community property. However, community property laws differ so you should consult with the attorney who is handling the estate for advice if the state where the estate is being probated is also your home state.