Category Archives: distribution of property in divorce.
Time away from loved ones, and sporadic communication, are common features of military personnel serving on active duty. Times of separation are hard on any spouse, and an unfortunate side effect of this situation is the higher rates of divorce among those in the military. While military service typically pays less than one could… Read More »
One of the standard tasks in any Florida divorce involves separating the couple’s property. In some cases, the parties are able to accomplish this by agreement; that is, they determine themselves which one of them will take a particular piece of property. Where there is no agreement, the judge hearing the divorce action will… Read More »
With the median wealth for an American household at roughly $90,000, a satisfying divorce settlement may be in the tens of thousands of dollars (or more or even less, depending on the situation). Many people may be blown away when they hear of celebrity divorce settlements worth millions of dollars and that include vacation… Read More »
When a couple divorces, Florida law requires that all of their marital property is divided equitably between them. Some types of assets and property are easier to divide than others. For example, liquid assets in bank accounts may simply be split between the spouses. However, other marital property, such as the family home, furniture,… Read More »
When people are married and they purchase a house together, the house is automatically titled as tenants in the entirety, which means that each party owns the entire house and this is referred to as an undivided interest in the property. Both have the right to occupy it and use the property and they each… Read More »