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Family Code - FAM

DIVISION 4. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS DURING MARRIAGE [700 - 1620]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

PART 3. LIABILITY OF MARITAL PROPERTY [900 - 1000]

  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

CHAPTER 1. Definitions [900 - 903]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

900.
  

Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this part.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

902.
  

“Debt” means an obligation incurred by a married person before or during marriage, whether based on contract, tort, or otherwise.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

903.
  

A debt is “incurred” at the following time:

(a) In the case of a contract, at the time the contract is made.

(b) In the case of a tort, at the time the tort occurs.

(c) In other cases, at the time the obligation arises.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

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