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Dividing Retirement Plans and Pensions in Your Florida Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

One essential part of getting divorced is dividing the marital assets or property between the two spouses. Marital property generally is any sort of property – bank accounts, real estate, retirement plans – that either party accrued during the marriage. A retirement plan may be one of the couple’s most valuable marital assets, so… Read More »

Divorce and Your Credit

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Divorce is often a devastating blow not only to an individual’s credit score, but also to his or her financial situation in general. Disputes between spouses as to who should pay debts, a loss of household income due to a spouse moving out, and an inability to afford to pay bills that formerly were… Read More »

What to Do If You Think Your Spouse is Hiding Assets in Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

It is not uncommon for one spouse to attempt to hide assets when facing the prospect of a divorce, particularly if he or she is the spouse with a much greater income. Especially if one spouse is not familiar with the parties’ finances or has not handled financial matters throughout the duration of the… Read More »

Differentiating Between Marital and Non-Marital Assets

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

One of the most contentious aspects of a divorce is determining how the property gets divided. During the marriage, you spend years amassing your belongings and growing attached to them. When the court makes you give them away, especially to someone who may have betrayed you, it can be a hard pill to swallow…. Read More »