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LEONARD M.WEINER, ESQ, Ph.D.
DIVORCE SOLUTIONS
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New York, N.Y. 10016
(212) 370-1660

FINANCIAL ISSUES - MARITAL PROPERTY V. SEPARATE PROPERTY

Question #35:
Is computer software considered intellectual property, and is it treated the same as other property that is divided at the end of a marriage?
Answer:
Generally, all property acquired during the course of marriage by either spouse is considered marital property except for exceptions such as property acquired by inheritance, or gift and maintain in a segregated account.

Intellectual property, such as computer software, is subject to marital property division if acquired during the course of the marriage and its will be treated exactly like any other property deemed marital property.

Leonard M. Weiner, Esq./Divorce Solutions

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