Reimbursement Claims for Separate Property Contributions

Family Code 2640 claims are a party’s requests for reimbursement for separate property contributions to acquisition of community property (or the other party’s separate property. Example: Dating couple gets married and spouse with premarital race car sells the car and invests in down payment on marital home. A 2640 claim is for reimbursement of that investment plus or minus any market gain or loss.