Category Archives: Property Division
What Can We Do with Our Marital Debt?
When your marriage ends in divorce, all of your marital assets and debts must be divided between you and your spouse. These are the assets and debts you obtained or accrued together during your marriage. Carrying debt through the divorce process can be a burden. Many couples choose to reduce or eliminate their marital… Read More »
Making Financial Preparations for your Divorce
Once you and your spouse have determined that your marriage is over, it is time to start planning for your divorce. There are a lot of things you can do before you begin the divorce process to make it easier for yourselves. One is to each start working with your own divorce lawyer shortly… Read More »
Florida Divorce: Am I Responsible for My Partner’s Credit Card Debt?
The simple fact of the matter is that the big credit card companies do not care about divorce proceedings. If your name is on a credit card account, and you fail to take action during your divorce, you could be held liable for that debt. This is true even if that debt was incurred… Read More »
How are Marital Gifts Treated in a Florida Divorce?
The last thing you want to think about during the holiday season is a divorce. After all, this is the time of year of joy and giving. Of course, underlying relationship problems do not simply disappear during the holidays. Quite the contrary, this can be a time when the stress can make some marital… Read More »
Four Things that High Assets Couples Need to Think About When Getting a Divorce
Going through a divorce is a stressful and confusing time for any Florida couple. High net worth couples face some additional challenges. With so much on the line, it is imperative that people going through a high asset divorce seek assistance from a top quality Orlando divorce lawyer. At the Law Offices of Steve… Read More »
Finances and Divorce: Five Things You Need to Consider
Beyond being stressful and fraught with emotions, divorce carries with it many difficult financial questions. If you are considering getting a divorce in Florida, or if you have already filed for divorce, you need to think about your finances. Careful financial planning can pay off big in the long run. In this post, our… Read More »
Dividing Sentimental Property in a Florida Divorce
Disputes over the division of marital property are often among the most contentious in any divorce case. Most frequently, separating spouses are trying to get their fair share of important, valuable marital assets, so that they can ensure their ability to financially support themselves going forward. That being said, high value assets are far… Read More »
What Business Owners Need to Know About Retained Earnings and Divorce
The term ‘retained earnings’ refers to the net income earned by a company that is left in the business, instead of being paid out to the shareholders. When a business owner goes through a divorce, retained earnings, a seemingly esoteric and dry accounting matter, can become a fiercely disputed family law issue. In fact,… Read More »
Florida Divorce: How to Keep Inherited Assets
In even the most cordial of divorces, a dispute over property can lead to a serious conflict. A property disagreement over money or assets that a couple has earned during the course of their marriage is one thing, while disputes regarding sentimental possessions, particularly inherited assets is another matter entirely. Indeed, disputes over inherited… Read More »
Florida Divorce: Required Financial Disclosures
Finances are a major issue in many different types of Florida family law cases. From property distribution battles to child support calculations, a fair ruling requires knowing the true financial means of each party. Of course, as reasonable and straightforward as this sounds, the reality can be far more complicated. Determining the actual financial… Read More »