My partner wants marriage out of community of property

Dear Gaone Please keep my identity anonymous. I am a middle aged woman who is about to get married. I own a few properties and my partner owns same. My man wants us to get married out of community of property. My innermost circle believes that our marriage to be, is headed for the drains. They proffer that a marriage out of community of property is a red flag that your partner does not truly envision the future in its entirety with you; a view that I have always held personally and still hold with regard to marriage out of community of property. Kindly advise on marriage in community of property vs marriage out of community of property.

Dear Anonymous

Marital proprietary regimes in Botswana and worldwide seek to govern the property rights of the spouses. The legal views expressed here largely stem from Botswana laws on marriage. For the sake of brevity and simplicity, I will generalise and not specifically quote laws.

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