Please kindly define legally the above mentioned (Marital and Non-Marital Property).
Secondly, I bought a piece of Land in my name before I got married and have been developing same even after been married, my spouse not making ANY financial contribution to the property; Does this property qualify as marital property?
Thirdly, I also have another landed property I bought after I got married, without any financial contribution from my wife, does this qualify as non-marital property also?
The Car my wife drives, I bought in my name, during divorce does, does she gets the car as hers?
Thank you and Best Regards,
Thank you for your question.
There is no ‘legal’ definition of marital and non-marital property that we are aware of. If your question is with respect to sharing property in the case of a divorce, the discretion is up to the court on how property is shared. Questions around how property will be shared in the event of a divorce is something we cannot give information on, as the power to determine this rests slowly with the Judge in a divorce matter. There are rules for the judge to follow when deciding these things, however that is on a case by case basis and it is something we are unable to advise on.
We suggest you speak to a lawyer to give you more guidance on the issue.
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