Helpful Hints
  • (1) You can search the entire content of Dean’s by phrase or by individual words. Just type your keywords into the search box and then pull down the search icon on the right and choose the option you need: search by word or by phrase or reset the content.
  • (2) Double click on a word in the content of a definition, and if the word is listed as a keyword in Dean’s, it will look that word up.
  • (3) You can use the search function to help jump the scrolling function. Simply type the first 2-3 letters into the search box then hit enter on your keyboard and the scroll will go to those Keywords that begin with those letters and allow you to scroll from there.

If property is acquired by gift during marriage and before separation, a donative intent to a particular spouse by the transferor will have to be proved in order to establish the property as separate. A remunerative gift is made by a donor to show appreciation for services rendered. Such gifts are community property on the theory that they emanate from the spouse's labor. If the donor makes a gift to husband and wife during marriage, and there is no proof that the donor intended them to hold as tenants in common or joint tenants, the property will be considered to be community property.

Register or login to access full content