community property

noun U.S. Law.
(in some states) property acquired by either spouse, or both together, that is considered by law to be jointly owned and equally shared.

Origin:
1920–25

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Example sentences
It seems to me that low-hanging fruit dangling over a fence above the sidewalk can and is often seen as community property.
Whether you have community property and community income depends on the state where you are domiciled.
If you are requesting relief based on community property laws, a different filing deadline applies.
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