If I move out, do I lose my interest in our home?

If you and your spouse own real property, then your decision to move out of the property, whatever the circumstances may be, does not surrender your interest in the property.  Your spouse cannot sell or otherwise dispose of jointly owned real property without your consent, and the court will include the real property in its valuation of your marital property even if you have moved out.

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