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What is the matrimonial regime of partnership of acquests?

In a partnership of acquests, there are two types of assets: “private property” and “acquests.” Private property is usually acquired before the marriage or civil union, or received during the regime by inheritance or deed of donation. All property not considered private by law is an acquest.

Under the partnership of acquests, each married or civil union spouse administers his or her own private property and acquests, subject to obtaining the consent of the other spouse when freely disposing of these acquests during their lifetime. Other restrictions also apply with respect to family residences and movable effects that serve for the use of the household. When the regime is dissolved, each spouse may demand the partition of the other's acquests, in accordance with established rules.



 
 

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