What is “marital property”?

Michigan is a no fault state; meaning that, if you ask the County for divorce, you will have that request granted. You do not have to allege that your spouse has done anything wrong. You must however, allege that there has been a breakdown in the marriage.

NOTICE: None of these questions and answers constitute legal advice. To obtain legal advice, consult with an attorney. This is especially important in divorce and family law matters, in which outcomes are often peculiar to the particular facts and circumstances of the case.
Back to the Information Center

  1. What is “marital property”?

Question: What is “marital property”?

Answer: Marital property is: (a) Real property held as tenants by the
entirety, unless excluded by valid agreement. (b) Any property
acquired by 1 or both parties during marriage, and does not include
any property (1) acquired before the marriage, (2) acquired by
inheritance or gift from a third party, (3) excluded by valid
agreement, or (4) directly traceable to any of these sources.

Comments are closed.