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Is Louisiana a community property state and what does that mean?

Yes, Louisiana is a community property state.

  • Community propertyis property (and related debt) acquired during the marriage.
  • Separate property is property acquired prior to the date of marriage, property inherited by one spouse during the marriage, or property donated solely to one spouse during the marriage.