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Classifying Property in Your Florida Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

One of the most difficult aspects of a divorce is the division of assets, particularly when there may be both marital property and separate property involved. It is essential that property be classified as marital or non-marital property, because that classification will be relevant to how the property is divided in your Florida divorce…. Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Approves Broad Reading of Prenuptial Agreement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

An increasing number of couples are entering into prenuptial agreements prior to marriage. While some of these agreements specifically outline how property will get divided if the parties divorce, many prenuptial agreements are very broad in nature. In a decision dated September 10, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court departed from its previous rulings, in… Read More »

Keep What’s Yours: Understanding Non-marital Property in Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

A blog was posted on this site discussing how exactly property is divided under Florida law. A key factor is whether assets are considered “marital property” or “non-marital property.” Only marital assets have to be equitably divided when a couple divorces. This means if your property falls under the “non-marital category,” it will be… Read More »