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Category Archives: Property Division


Dividing Business Assets During a Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Marital property division is an important issue in any Florida divorce case. Decisions you make during this process have the potential to impact your financial security for years to come. This is particularly true when there are business assets involved. Whether it is a family business you have owned since before your marriage or… Read More »


Dividing 401k Benefits in Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

During the breakup of a marriage, making sure you get your fair share of any marital property is of the utmost importance. In addition to providing you with the assets and funds you need as you recover from your divorce, any amounts you receive can also help ensure your future financial security. To be… Read More »


Deciding Whether To Sell Your Home In A Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Some of the most difficult decisions couples face when contemplating a divorce concern the division of marital property. This is particularly true when considering whether it is in your best interests to sell the family home. Your house is likely associated with both good and bad memories that can arouse strong feelings, but there… Read More »


Getting The Most From Your Marital Settlement Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For some couples, disputes that resulted in the end of the marriage spill over into divorce proceedings, making mutual agreements hard to attain. In other cases, couples can agree on terms, avoiding the need for lengthy negotiations and contentious hearings. In these situations, a marital settlement agreement can address issues concerning division of property… Read More »


A Checklist for Marital Assets In Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Depending on the length of your marriage, you and your spouse may have acquired a significant amount of property and assets together. Even in unions lasting only a few years, there is likely to be real estate, personal property, and financial accounts to consider. When filing for divorce, any property accumulated during the marriage… Read More »


How Do Commingled Assets Apply to My Divorce?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In any divorce proceeding, the property, assets, and liabilities incurred during the marriage will be divided between both parties. Property division in Florida is done equitably, which means in a manner that seems fair and reasonable, though not necessarily even. Anything purchased or acquired before the marriage is exempt and remains with the person… Read More »


Common Disputes During Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The process of going through a divorce is never easy, but knowing what to expect can help you be better prepared. Even in the most amicable of situations, there are certain issues that commonly come up, that could result in potential problems. Disagreements that arise during divorce proceedings can delay the time it takes… Read More »


Uncovering Financial Fraud During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

During any type of divorce proceeding, one of the most important decisions that will be made concerns dividing the property accumulated during the marriage. Whether you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse own a lot or a little, obtaining your fair share of the value for real estate, material possessions, and financial accounts is key to… Read More »


Do I Need A Temporary Relief Order Before My Divorce Is Final?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Divorce proceedings are as varied and unique as each of the parties involved. While you may know of people in circumstances where these matters were resolved quickly, the timeline depends on numerous factors, not the least of which is you and your former spouse‚Äôs ability to agree on issues such as the division of… Read More »

Should I Move Out of the House if I Am Getting Divorced?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When one or both spouses decide to file for divorce in the state of Florida, one common immediate question always concerns the marital residence. More specifically, a spouse will often wonder if he or she should stay in the marital home, or move out and leave the home to his or her spouse. This… Read More »