Is Idaho a marital property state?

Is Idaho a marital property state?

Because Idaho is a community property state, there is a law that presumes when you are married that all property that you have in the marriage is owned jointly by both you and your spouse. Community property is simply that, property that is owned jointly and equally by both the husband and the wife.

Is Idaho a common law state?

Idaho recognizes what is called a "common-law marriage". This requires that they lived together as husband and wife, treated each other in a manner typical of married people, and held themselves out as husband and wife.

What states are not community property states?

Most states are not and are considered equitable distribution states where property is distributed fairly, but not necessarily equally. There are nine community property states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.