Property Division

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...

How is marital property divided in Florida?

During a marriage, couples in Florida share their lives together. They generally live in the same home, divide the familial responsibilities and other aspects of their lives. Each marriage is unique though and couples share these various aspects of their lives...

How is credit card debt divided in a divorce?

While many Florida residents may realize their assets will be divided during a divorced, they forget that their debts will also be divided between them. Property division, whether it be assets or debts, sets the divorcing couple up financially for the future, which is...

How can non-marital property become a gift?

Spouses considering divorce will face a number of difficult issues which need to be resolved. Property division can be among the most complex of these issues. Sometimes the spouses will agree on how assets should be divided, but oftentimes the nature of an asset and...

Scrutinizing cryptocurrency may be key with property division

Property division is the foundation for many family law disputes in Florida. Often, this is connected a home, automobiles, items of sentimental value, bank accounts, retirement accounts, a business and more. However, people who are trying to hide assets as part of an...

What to expect from property division during divorce

Preparing for the property division process during divorce can carry with it some apprehension. To help ease those concerns, it is helpful for divorcing couples to be prepared with what to expect and how property division is determined during divorce. Equitable...

How divorce can affect insurance coverages

Beyond the emotional toll that divorce takes on everyone involved, there are also pragmatic issues that need attention in order to ensure financial security once the divorce is final. Not only will all parties have to settle property division, custodial arrangements...

Prenuptial agreements prevent property disputes in divorce

When a Florida resident is happily in love and planning their wedding, it is difficult to imagine themselves splitting up. However, the sad reality is almost half of all marriages fall apart due to various reasons. Unfortunately, a divorcing couple is not likely to...

Business plays a role in divorce

Spouses must seek information from their former spouses and locate and value their assets during a divorce. Some information, however, may be difficult to find. Traditional and, with increasing frequency, non-traditional compensation plan from a soon-to-be former...

Classifying marital and separate property during divorce

As you navigate your divorce, you may find that dividing up your assets is one of the more challenging parts of the process. Many people bring a significant number of assets into the marriage and end up accumulating even more assets as a couple during the marriage....