Category Archives: Asset Division
Who gets the vacation home in a Florida divorce?
A major question in almost every divorce is “who gets the home?” However, some Florida divorces involve more than one home, which can make property division more complicated. If you and your spouse own more than one piece of property, such as a main home and a vacation home, you have a few different… Read More »
Take these considerations into account in your high-asset divorce
There can be a hefty price tag on your divorce. And we’re not talking about legal representation and court costs. We’re talking about the outcome of your property division and spousal support matters. Although you should be entitled to a fair distribution of the marital estate, there’s a lot of room to argue what… Read More »
Where are divorce assets hidden?
Dividing assets can have long-term consequences when a couple ends their marriage. Transparency is important for an equitable division. But spouses face the temptation of hiding assets during a divorce to keep more money or just out of spite. A spouse may get an unfair advantage by concealing money and property before informing their… Read More »
How can I protect my family business in a divorce?
Many people in Polk County own a part of a small or family business. For some, their stake in a family business or other close business may be the primary source of their wealth and their income. Additionally, Lakeland residents may have a lot of emotional and other non-economic interest in their family business,… Read More »
Is your spouse hiding assets from you?
Divorce’s property division process can have tremendous implications for your financial future. That’s why it’s important that you’re diligent in preparing for settlement discussions on this topic, keeping in mind that there’s always the potential for litigation. Part of that preparation is ensuring that all marital assets are included in the property division process…. Read More »
I’m divorcing. Will I be able to keep the family home?
Home is where the heart is, but when hearts break and a married couple in Lakeland divorces, who gets to keep the family home is a primary concern. If you want to raise your children in the environment they are familiar with, you are sentimentally attached to the family home or simply view the… Read More »
Common divorce mediation myths dispelled
Florida residents have seen the scene play out on television often enough- a divorcing couple acting as adversaries towards one another and fighting over every last aspect of their divorce. Divorce is portrayed as a high stakes game of poker, and everything is up for grabs. In reality, though, divorce does not have to… Read More »