You know you're headed toward a divorce. You know you want to stay in your Florida home, and your soon-to-be ex will be content if you do. But there's more you need to know.
Florida is an equitable distribution state, meaning that in a divorce, property should be split fairly.
Dividing any assets can be complicated during a divorce. Even if it is as simple as dividing a bank account, when you and your ex do not see eye-to-eye, it can lead to a long court case as everything gets sorted out. And that's for one of the easiest assets to split up, with the least questions. If even something that straightforward can cause problems, what are some more complex assets to split up?
You're getting married soon. Amid all the planning - the venue, the guest list, even the color of napkins at the reception - don't forget one thing: An agreement that will protect your thriving Florida business.
You're divorcing, and you're done deciding how to split the contents of your Florida home. It went fairly smoothly, save for the squabbles over the living room furniture, the kids' artwork and the big-screen TV.
When you decide to divorce, there is much to consider. Anything related to the children is at the top of the list, but a huge part of your divorce settlement will concern how to divide your marital property.
You and your spouse have worked hard and earned good incomes. In reviewing your accounts and financial documents as you prepare to divorce, though, something doesn't seem right.
Life happened in an instant, didn't it?
For some divorcing couples in Florida and around the country, figuring out how to divide retirement accounts is one of the toughest decisions to make.
For several years, postnuptial agreements have become increasingly popular in Florida and other states. Couples decide to enter into these agreements for several reasons. In some cases, they may be experiencing marital trouble and want the agreement to set forth each spouse' duties and obligations. Other times, couples want a postnuptial agreement in place to assist with property division in case divorce or separation becomes a reality.