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Unless there is a valid marriage contract to the contrary, the spouses joint own all assets earned by either spouse as community property. This includes the revenue from separately owned property, unless a document to the contrary is properly filed with the clerk of court.
The filing spouse must be a resident of Louisiana for at least a year at the time of filing and must file for divorce in the district court in the parish where he or she resides.
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