Do I Lose My Claim to the Marital Home if I Move Out?

This video features Jimmy Vaught, a Family Law attorney based in Texas.

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Video Transcript:

Judy Maggio:

If you move out of the marital residence, will you lose your claim to the property? Let's ask Austin lawyer Jimmy Vaught in this Ask The Lawyer Quick Question.

Jimmy Vaught:

Well, the short answer is no, I think there's kind of urban legend if someone moves out of the house, they've abandoned the house. In reality, if it's community property, moving out doesn't affect it at all.

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