The article provides a summary of a presentation given by Joshua Rubenstein at the 52nd Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida, and covers issues of community property in both domestic and foreign circumstances, highlighting community property laws in the United States as well as how "rules vary dramatically internationally from country to country with respect to which country's laws regulate community property when a married couple changes their domicile." It goes on to explore advantages and disadvantages of preserving the characteristics of community property, keeping in mind today's mobile society.

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