Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer

Category Archives: Property Division

DivorceMoney

Getting Your Share of Pension and Retirement Benefits In Your Divorce Settlement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

If you are an older adult or ending a long-term marriage, pension benefits and retirement accounts could represent significant assets in your divorce case. You may have planned to spend your later years together with your spouse, and without this form of income you could be facing serious financial insecurity. During marital property division… Read More »

DivMoney

Six Tips for Dealing With Marital Debts During Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Over the course of your married life together, you and your spouse are likely to have accumulated a certain amount of marital debt. Whether this amount is large or relatively small, it is in your best interests to develop a plan for dealing with it before your divorce becomes final. This way, you can… Read More »

DivDocument

Property Division Issues In Same Sex Divorce Cases

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

LGBT partners in a same sex marriage face the same types of hurdles in making their relationship work that any other couple faces. In the event of a break up or separation, they are also subject to the same laws when it comes to getting a divorce. Unfortunately, with the dramatic changes in same… Read More »

Pets

Custody of Family Pets in a Florida Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In Fort Lauderdale, pets accompany their owners on trips, dinners out, and during daily routines. For some couples, dogs, cats, birds, or other animals can end up taking the place of children, providing love and an outlet for nurturing instincts, in addition to being a source of emotional support. When going through a divorce,… Read More »

DivorcePlan

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 »

DivDecree

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 »

DivHouse

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 »

Divorce5

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 »

divmoney

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 »

divmoney

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 »