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Is property received by one spouse alone through inheritance, devise, or bequest is not community property but is separate property. However, if the acquisition is shown to be onerous or traceable to community consideration when received such an acquisition will be considered community. Note: onerous means acquired by labor or other community consideration. Tracing is applicable to changes in form of separate property acquired by inheritance, devise, or bequest. It will still be considered separate property if the consideration given can be traced back to a bequest, inheritance, or other source of separate property. A devise made to both spouses is considered to be community property if acquired during marriage. It will be considered held as separate property as tenants in common or joint tenants if the party alleging this form of ownership can prove that the testator intended husband and wife to hold the property in that manner.

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