Enhancement and Efforts In a recent decision, the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal held that the appreciation of a wife’s nonmarital advance against inheritance was not a marital asset. The court found that the husband had not met his burden of proving that either party’s “efforts” resulted in enhancing the value and appreciation of […]
We love our pets. How are pets handled in a Florida divorce? In a Florida divorce the court treats pets as “personal property,” and handles pets the same way as cars, jewelry, pots and pans, and other items of stuff. The more detailed explanation of how pets are handled in a Florida divorce, was recently discussed
(Or why you really need a lawyer if you are dividing retirement benefits) The rock musician Meat Loaf, in his 1977 hit “Paradise by the Dashboard Light,” makes a promise to love his girlfriend “until the end of time.” If you know anything about the song, you know that it was a poorly made promise.
Does it matter how marital assets and liabilities are titled? | Divorce and Family Law in Sarasota, FL
Does it matter how marital assets and liabilities are titled? The short answer is no.* Under Florida law, assets acquired during the marriage individual by either spouse, or jointly, are “marital.” (Unless an exception applies). The same is true Source: Does it matter how marital assets and liabilities are titled? | Divorce and Family