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Category Archives: Property Distribution

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What to Do with the Family Home after Divorce

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Splitting assets in a divorce can be an emotional process to begin with, and deciding what to do with the family home can be one of the toughest challenges. Both spouses typically have a lot of emotional ties to the property. Before you make a final decision on what to do with the house,… Read More »

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Six Factors to Consider in a High-Net-Worth Divorce

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At the Law Offices of Schwartz | White, our team of Boca Raton divorce attorneys specializes in couples who are facing high-income and high-net-worth divorces. It’s important to have a firm who specializes in these types of divorces because you need someone with the resources and capability to evaluate the complex and valuable property… Read More »

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What to Know About a Florida Postnuptial Agreement

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A prenuptial agreement is one that is drafted prior to the marriage, whereas a postnuptial agreement is one that is executed once the couple has already exchanged vows. Marital agreements are often used by parties who have a significant amount of assets, or were married previously and need to address assets or custody matters…. Read More »

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What to Know About Dividing a Business in a Divorce

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During a divorce, both assets and liabilities will be divided between the spouses. This process is called equitable distribution. The court will determine which assets are marital property and which ones are separate property, and then they distribute marital assets between the parties. If you own a business with your spouse, this will be… Read More »

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Florida Divorces and Cryptocurrency

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Asset distribution is one of the most contested matters in many divorces. Spouses are worried about the other one getting more than they deserve, or even worse, that their spouse is hiding assets from them. Previously, spouses mainly worried about off-shore accounts or a spouse who manipulated the numbers of existing assets. Today, the… Read More »

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Filing an Injunction to Protect Marital Property

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When spouses get separated pending divorce, the marital property that they own continues to be their joint property until a court divides it as part of the divorce. Some spouses take control of the marital property and use it for their own needs and wants. While the spouses can reasonably be expected to spend… Read More »

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Division Of Student Loan Debt In A Divorce

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As a general rule, debts incurred during a marriage are treated just like assets acquired during the marriage and divided equitably between the spouses in a divorce. When it comes to student loan, it may surprise spouses who are going through a divorce to learn that they may both be responsible for paying the… Read More »

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Personal Injury Awards And Workers’ Compensation As Marital Property

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Most funds that are paid or received by a spouse while still married are often considered marital property and subject to being divided in a Florida divorce through equitable distribution. There are exceptions to this general rule depending on the source of the funds, and whether there are other agreements in place, for example… Read More »

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Handling Ownership Of Pets As Part Of A Florida Divorce

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Most pet owners consider their pets a part of their family, and in a divorce, the thought of losing a beloved pet can cause a lot of distress. Many divorcing spouses are not aware of the status of their pets under the law, and how they can continue to share the pet after the… Read More »

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What Happens to the Engagement Ring in a Divorce?

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Most marriages begin with a proposal and an engagement ring. In some cases, the engagement rings are heirloom pieces passed on for generations. When the marriage breaks down, the spouse who proposed with the heirloom ring may wonder if he can have the ring returned as part of the divorce. Whether property is divided… Read More »

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