You may think of Fluffy and Sunshine as members of your family. Maybe they are even like your own children. However, Florida law decrees that pets are considered personal property, although a law change in Alaska that determines custody of pets based on their well-being may soon spread to other states.
When a couple that has built up a substantial amount of assets decides to get divorced, there is often a lot of negotiating when it comes to property division. Oftentimes, one spouse feels entitled to certain assets or accounts while the other spouse wants the same things for him or herself. While these disputes can arise among Fort Lauderdale couples, we hear about them most frequently in celebrity divorces.