Category Archives: Equitable Distribution
Is My Retirement Account Marital Property?
Our clients work hard to prepare for retirement, but divorce can upend even the most carefully laid plans. Unfortunately, retirement accounts often qualify as marital property. This means that a judge could order that some or all of the account be given to your spouse as part of a divorce. At the office of… Read More »
Divorce Issues for Small Business Owners
Divorce and business don’t mix. Nevertheless, small business owners could quickly lose control of their business when their marriage ends up in divorce court. Florida is an equitable distribution state, and some or all of a business’ value could be subject to division. If you have built a small business, you need an attorney… Read More »
Should You Request the Family Home in Divorce?
For most couples, their home is their largest piece of property. If a couple bought a home after getting married, odds are high that the property will qualify as “marital” and therefore is subject to equitable distribution. At our firm, we meet with many clients who automatically assume that they want the family home…. Read More »