If I buy a house before we get married, would she get half the house if we divorced?

Were getting married. If I buy a house before we get married but than get divorced, would she get half of the house?

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  • Lovely
    Lv 6
    9 years ago
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    Even if your name only appears on the paper, she will still get half of whatever you own after you get married unless she signs a pre-nup.

  • 9 years ago

    she gets 1/2 the equity earned on the house while married.

    other wise all guys would buy a house a year or so before getting married,if that was all it took for her not to have any rights to the house.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Normally during a divorce, the house gets sold. Technically, if she is contributing half to the mortgage, she can. Are you already planning a divorce, and you are not even married yet? Dude, you are a cynic.

  • 9 years ago

    Once you get married everything is 50/50 rather we like it or not. I got divorced and found out my ex's $27g doctor bill was also my responsibility and they went after me. I know there is prenuptuals and lawyers that can prevent it from being 50/50 but I wouldn't know the details.

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  • 9 years ago

    Yes, in most states she would because it is the marital home. If you are concerned about the money you have amassed, then see a lawyer before making any decisions.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    In some states premarital assets are protected but just to be safe put it in a trust or a corporation name .

    You can incorporate for less than $500.00

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Yes, in most states she would get half.

  • maiya
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    anything that have both names yours and hers she is entitle to half

    property bank acc cars-now anything that you purchase before marriage is yours

  • 9 years ago

    noo unless u put her name in the papers!...the house is urs!

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