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This is realty or personalty acquired by a husband and wife while domiciled elsewhere which would have been community property had the acquiring spouse been domiciled in California. Tracing is applied to quasi-community property. The classification of property as quasi-community property is important at dissolution of the community by death or divorce. Quasi-community property is treated as community property at divorce. Equal division under the aggregate theory is used to divide the property. Limitations are placed on dividing quasi-community property at divorce: There must be more than a minimal interest in the marriage and the marital property. California can apply quasi-community property law when a spouse makes a bona fide change of domicile bringing property to California or the other spouse owns property in California. On death, quasi-community property is treated as follows: out of state property is excluded when dividing quasi-community property in death. The law of the situs is applied. The out of state property is excluded from division at death as quasi-community property because the deceased spouse cannot be forced to execute a deed to the property. At divorce, the aggregate theory applies and the entire parcel of out of state land can be awarded to ...

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