What is considered marital property in PA?
Marital property covers money earned and property acquired after the marriage, in Pennsylvania. Marital property is subject to division in a divorce, and may present issues when administering a will or trust document. Pennsylvania is an equitable distribution state.
Is PA a spousal state?
FindLaw explains that while Pennsylvania is not a community property state, whatever property you and your spouse acquired during your marriage, including all money earned by each of you, is considered to be marital property.
What states are community property states?
The states having community property are Louisiana, Arizona, California, Texas, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. Community property states follow the rule that all assets acquired during the marriage are considered "community property."