Category: Property Division

Dividing Property After a Divorce in Florida

Dividing property in a divorce can be a tricky and stressful process, especially when the couple has been married for a long time. In the state of Florida there are several factors that are considered while deciding how to divined property in the fairest way. Florida law requires judges to...

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Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?

Florida is a no fault divorce state, meaning that either party can file for divorce without providing a reason other than they don’t want to be married anymore. The marriage just has to be “irretrievably broken,” and this relieves the court from having to decide who is at fault in...

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How is Property Split in a Florida Divorce?

In Florida, the law says that all property must be divided equally and fairly between a divorcing couple. Couples who can’t divide help on their own may get help from an attorney to negotiate a settlement. Sometimes when a division can not be agreed upon the issue will be resolved...

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Consequences of Hiding Assets in a Divorce

If you are going through a divorce, you may be tempted to obscure some of your assets from the divorce proceedings. But we are here to say that getting caught hiding assets in a divorce proceeding can have drastic effects on the outcome of your case. It is legally required...

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Role of Communication Records in Divorce Case

Going through a divorce can be a tough and emotional journey. Outside the emotional toll that it can take on your family, the court proceedings can be exhaustive and draining. You will need to provide ample paperwork concerning your income, shared assets, children and more. One of the things that...

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When is Annulment a Viable Option?

If you are looking to get a divorce from your spouse chances are you have seen the term annulment pop-up in your online research. You may be asking yourself, “What is an annulment and is it a viable option for me?”. We have broken down the particulars of a marriage...

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What Happens to my Retirement In a Divorce?

If you are facing the unfortunate situation of divorce, amidst all of the tough decisions being made, you might be wondering how your assets will be divided. While you may already know that in the state of Florida assets are divided equally in most divorce cases, what most don’t know...

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Property Division: What if I Get Nothing?

If you are planning a divorce, you may wonder how property division works. Florida law provides for an “equitable distribution” of marital assets and liabilities. This means a fair division of marital assets, regardless of whose name is on the title. But how do the courts determine what is “equitable”...

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Careful With Retirement Accounts Post-Divorce

There are many aspects about divorces that are public knowledge, but for some strange reason, details about life after divorce are relatively hard to find. This is problematic, since the first few years after a divorce is finalized can be the most tumultuous part of the entire process, and can...

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Dealing With Credit Ratings After a Divorce

As anyone who has been through a divorce would tell you, the financial implications can be drastic. Not only does the loss of a second income make it harder to survive month-to-month, but stock accounts, retirement benefits , and even pensions can be partially taken away. Regardless of the exact...

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