Monthly Archives: May 2022
Is Florida A 50/50 State In Divorce?
It is not uncommon for people to assume that when they get a divorce, each spouse will receive half of all the property they own with their spouse. This is not how the division of property works in Florida, though. Marital property is divided in half only in states that follow community property law,… Read More »
Who Leaves The House In a Florida Divorce?
Regardless of the circumstances surrounding it, divorce is always an extremely stressful process. You may not want to continue living in the same home as your spouse, and you may be considering leaving, or asking them to. Whether or not you or your spouse decides to leave the home is largely up to you…. Read More »
How Is Furniture Split In a Florida Divorce?
Under Florida law, all marital assets are divided fairly, although not necessarily equally, during the divorce process. This includes household items such as furniture. Clearly though, a couch or a recliner cannot be cut in half in order to be divided. So, how is furniture split during divorce? Our Tampa property division lawyer explains… Read More »
Leaving An Abusive Relationship? Here’s What You Can Do
GUEST BLOG: Here’s an alarming statistic: some studies suggest that 10 million people are victims of family and domestic violence annually. What’s more disturbing is this is in the United States alone. If you are in an abusive relationship, trust that it is not your fault and there is a way out. It is… Read More »
How Long Do You Have To Be Married In Florida To Get Half?
It is a common misconception that when a couple gets a divorce, they will each get half of everything. This is true in community property states, which recognize that each spouse should receive 50 percent of marital property. However, Florida is governed by equitable distribution law. Under this law, marital property is divided fairly,… Read More »
Can You Get Divorced Without A Lawyer?
If you have decided to divorce your spouse, one of your first questions may be whether or not you need a divorce lawyer. Unfortunately, the answer to that is not a simple one and will depend on the facts in your case. Although there are times when you can file for divorce without using… Read More »
What Are Some Types Of Accidental Fraud?
There are certain times in your life when you may have to answer questions or fill out important paperwork. You may be concerned that you are not doing these things properly and worse, fear facing criminal charges if you make a mistake. For example, you may have to file your taxes and worry that… Read More »