Dividing Assets in Divorce: More on Equitable Division in Florida Florida law states that parties going through a divorce must equitably divide assets and liabilities. The Florida Statutes do not use "equal" distribution of assets and liabilities when a couple cannot agree on who should get what...

Retirement Accounts in Divorce In the divorce process in the Unites States, property is commonly distributed utilizing one of two methods, depending upon the state in which you live. There are nine states in the US that are "community property" states and the rest are what is known...

Debts & Divorce When it comes to divorce, Florida is an equitable distribution state. This means that all marital assets and liabilities are distributed in a manner considered to be fair. This does not mean an equal distribution. The parties can agree between themselves how the...

The Florida Divorce Process. How Do I Start the Divorce Process in Florida? One of the most commonly asked questions about divorce that we are asked (after "How much will it cost me?" and "How long will it take?") is "How Do I Begin the Divorce Process?".  We...

Who Keeps the House in a Divorce? In Florida, with only a few exceptions, assets purchased during the marriage by the married couple are considered marital property. This includes the family home, which is often the marital asset with the greatest value. It may be the one...

Florida Divorces & Step-Children It's no secret that divorce can be hard on children. Most of the time, those children are coming from families with two biological parents, and a custody and visitation agreement is part of the divorce proceedings. However, when blended families divorce, there...