Property Division

When are forensic accountants needed?

For those thinking about divorce, a huge concern is fairness in the asset split. After all, you both have spent a lifetime building your wealth, and both soon-to-be ex-spouses want their fair share. However, two people can have very different ideas of what’s fair and...

Types of financial experts that may be needed in a divorce

People build their lives and their finances together during a marriage. The couple is able to share in the finances the couple earns and acquires. Couples often make financial decisions based on what is best for the two of them and not just what may be best for just...

Which assets will I receive in the divorce?

If you are getting a divorce, it can be difficult for you and your spouse to sort through all of the assets you have accumulated over the years and determine who gets what. Here are a few things that may impact the property division process in your divorce....

Property elsewhere matters in a Florida divorce

Parties to a divorce consider the most important question, above all others as “Who gets what?” Property division is always tricky in divorce, and especially so when it involves Florida real estate. And division of real estate becomes even trickier when a Florida...

Escaping a prenuptial agreement in Florida

Most Floridians who are preparing to enter a marriage where the couple will own significant assets are advised to sign a prenuptial agreement to avoid any disputes about property division, spousal support or child support in the event of a divorce. A large number of...

Is your spouse hiding money?

When a Fort Lauderdale area couple decide to get a divorce, they have often gone through a long period of emotional clashes. A divorce can be one of the worst times of a person’s life. There are many complex issues that need to be worked through and doing this during...

Is a retirement plan subject to property division in a divorce?

In a Florida divorce, property division is one of the most common reasons for disagreement during the process. There is often confusion about how to divide property in a way that is considered fair. Most states – including Florida – use the equitable distribution...

Using an appraiser in a Florida divorce

No Florida resident will be surprised to learn that dividing marital assets is one of the most difficult issues in a divorce. The difficulty is compounded for couples who own significant assets or who have been for many years. For most couples, the family home is the...

What should we do about our home during divorce?

The property division process can be challenging for any divorcing couple but when it comes to dividing the family home, the process may become especially emotional and difficult. To help prepare for property division and what to do with the family home, divorcing...

How are student loans distributed in a divorce?

You may be surprised to learn that the average age at which a person gets a first divorce in the United States is 30. Considering that nearly 14% of this country’s population has student loan debt, it is easy to assume that many people going through a first divorce...