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Category Archives: Property Division

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Incurring Marital Liabilities

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

When divorce is on the horizon, it is not uncommon for couples to begin worrying about whether they will be held responsible for each other’s debts. In many cases, these concerns are valid, as debts, just like assets, must be divided between divorcing couples based on an equitable division standard. Essentially, this means that… Read More »

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Will Keeping a Separate Bank Account Protect My Assets?

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Many couples who get married decide to retain separate bank accounts, even if they do open a joint account to pay for living expenses, such as rent and utility costs. While this may seem like it would simplify the property division process upon divorce, the reality is that this is not always the case,… Read More »

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Who Retains Interspousal Gifts After Divorce?

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Florida is an equitable distribution state, which means that divorcing couples must divide all of their marital property in an equitable, or fair manner before their divorce can be finalized. In some cases, determining what qualifies as marital property is a simple process. However, this is not always true, so if you and your… Read More »

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Do I Need a Forensic Accountant on My Divorce Team?

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Financial issues are some of the most contentious that a couple will face during divorce. Fortunately, there is no need to grapple with these types of complicated matters on your own. In fact, most couples are specifically encouraged to avoid going this route, but to instead create a divorce team that is equipped to… Read More »

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Avoid Making These Common Financial Missteps During Your Divorce

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Dissolving a marriage is never easy, especially when it comes to splitting up the assets that a couple worked so hard to accumulate. Protecting these assets is more important than ever when ending a marriage, as doing so is critical to ensuring that both parties receive a fair share of the marital property. Unfortunately,… Read More »

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Liquidating Your Assets During Divorce

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Couples who decide to get divorced in Florida are required to divide all of their marital property, or property that was acquired by either spouse during the marriage. In some cases, this involves one spouse retaining ownership of certain assets, while giving up ownership of others. It is also not uncommon, however, for divorcing… Read More »

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Listing Your Assets & Debts

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

When it comes to preparing for divorce, creating a list of all of one’s assets and liabilities can play a key role in ensuring that the property division process goes as smoothly as possible. Unfortunately, documenting assets, both those acquired during a marriage and those obtained by either spouse before the marriage took place,… Read More »

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The Difference Between Marital Gifts and Loans

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Starting out as a newly married couple can be difficult, especially when it comes to finances. Recognizing this, many families step in and help out their loved ones financially in setting up their household or just settling into married life. These exchanges are usually given and received with gratitude and appreciation. The specifics, however,… Read More »

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Defining Separate Property for Divorce Purposes

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

Florida requires divorcing couples to divide their marital assets in an equitable manner. This same requirement, however, does not apply to separate property, which includes assets acquired by the parties prior to their marriage. These assets, unlike marital property, will usually remain in the hands of the original owner, unless the court finds that… Read More »

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What Documents do I Need to Provide During the Financial Disclosure Process?

By Sandra Bonfiglio |

When filing for divorce, Florida couples are required to complete a financial affidavit in which both parties are required to disclose all of their assets and liabilities. Providing this information is critical to ensuring that all of a couple’s assets are divided fairly and equitably. There are only a few situations where couples are… Read More »

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