Category Archives: Property Division
The Role Of Financial Disclosure Forms In Your Florida Divorce
In Florida, couples who are seeking a divorce must submit certain financial information to the court before their dissolution proceedings can move forward. Both spouses must, for instance, complete a Family Law Financial Affidavit, which helps make the divorce process as transparent as possible not only to the court, but to the parties involved…. Read More »
What Is Marital Property?
When it comes to divorce in Florida, there are specific laws that govern what does and does not qualify as marital property. This is an important distinction because under state law, it is only marital assets and not separate property that must be divided equitably upon divorce. Read on to learn more about what… Read More »
A Few Questions To Ask When Deciding The Fate Of The Marital Home During Divorce
There are a lot of different things that couples need to discuss when they decide to file for divorce, one of which is who (if anyone) will remain in the marital home. While putting a home up for sale and dividing the equity often proves to be the best choice for divorcing couples, there… Read More »
Dividing A 401(k) Account During Divorce
Splitting up marital assets often proves to be one of the most difficult aspects of divorce, especially when the nature of those assets is complex. For example, 401(k) accounts are often held by only a single spouse, but could still be subject to division upon finalization of their divorce. Fortunately, there are a number… Read More »
What Factors Are Considered During Equitable Distribution?
If you live in Florida and are considering divorce, you probably have a lot of questions about the kinds of issues you’ll encounter during divorce, including how your assets will be divided. You may be asking yourself who gets what and which assets are even subject to division. The answers to these questions will… Read More »
When Separate Property Becomes Marital Property
In Florida, divorcing couples can’t legally end their marriages until they have contended with a number of related issues, like property division. Under the laws of the state, only marital assets, or assets acquired during the marriage, must be split upon divorce. Separate property, or assets acquired by either party before the marriage took… Read More »
Could I Lose My Family Heirlooms In Divorce?
Dividing marital assets often proves to be one of the most difficult aspects of divorce, with many couples wary of losing their personal assets or valuable family heirlooms. Fortunately, there are strict rules in place that can help divorcing couples protect their personal property in the event of divorce. Separate Property is Protected One… Read More »
What Is The Wasteful Dissipation Of Marital Assets?
In Florida, before a couple’s divorce can be finalized, the spouses must divide their marital assets in an equitable manner. Unfortunately, some unscrupulous people, in an effort to deprive their partner of a fair share of an asset, will attempt to waste, sell, or even hide it before or after filing for divorce. This… Read More »
The Benefits Of Staying In The Marital Home During Divorce
When a couple decides to file for divorce, they will undoubtedly have a lot of different things to discuss with each other. One of the most important is how the parties will divide their debts and assets, including the family home. While some couples wish to leave the past behind by selling the home… Read More »
What To Know About Property Division During A Florida Divorce
One of the most difficult aspects of many divorces is navigating the asset division process, which requires couples to split up any property that they acquired during the marriage. While many couples are able to reach an agreement on how to divide this property in an out-of-court setting, doing so isn’t always possible, in… Read More »