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In re Marriage of Davis, S215050

Family Code section 771(a), which provides that "[t]he earnings and accumulations of a spouse . . . , while living separate and apart from the other spouse, are the separate property of the spouse," requires that the spouses to be living in separate residences in order for their earnings and accumulations to be their separate property. The Court of Appeal's judgment is reversed.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/20/2015
  • Published 07/20/2015




  • Supreme Court of California