New York Domestic Relations Law section 236B(1)(d) defines separate property as:
- property acquired before marriage or property acquired by bequest, devise, or descent, or gift from a party other than the spouse;
- compensation for personal injuries;
- property acquired in exchange for or the increase in value of the separate property, except to the extent that such appreciation is due in part to the contributions or efforts of the other spouse; or
- property described as separate property by written agreement of the parties pursuant to subdivision three of this part.
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