Asset & Property Division
Experienced Divorce Attorneys in Boca Raton
The division of marital assets and liabilities is a critically important part of the divorce process. It is natural to be concerned about receiving a fair resolution of your property rights. It is natural to be concerned that you either receive your fair share of alimony and child support or that you are not required to pay unreasonably high amounts. At Feldman & Schneiderman, we have over 65 combined years of experience obtaining fair distribution of marital property for our clients and reasonable types and amounts of alimony and child support that fairly account for each party’s income, and timesharing with the children. We are also skilled in estate planning and the division of retirement accounts.
Additionally, divorce mediation builds on the premise that divorce is not just a legal event, but also an emotional one. It provides a safe context for constructive problem-solving by the divorcing parties and is designed to help develop positive post-divorce family relationships. Research shows that the satisfaction rate for mediated divorce agreements is much higher than for agreements imposed by a court. In fact, the good news is that approximately 97% of all Florida divorces settle without the necessity of a trial.
Call 561-392-4400 to meet with our experienced Boca Raton divorce lawyers.
Florida Asset Division
Florida is an equitable distribution state, which means marital assets in a Florida divorce are divided on an equitable basis, generally, but not always, 50/50. According to 2011 Florida Statutes, the court begins with the assumption that the distribution should be equal unless particular factors justify an unequal distribution. These factors include:
- Contributions to the care and education of children, and services as a homemaker
- The duration of the marriage
- The interruption of career or educational opportunities of a spouse
- The contribution of one spouse to the career or educational opportunities of the other spouse
- The desirability of one spouse retaining an asset free from any claim by the other party
- The contribution of each spouse to the increase in the value of marital assets or to liabilities incurred
- The desirability of retaining the marital home for a dependent child
- The intentional waste or destruction of marital
We carefully investigate all such factors and use our best efforts to seek more than 50/50 distribution, if you have a legitimate claim that assets should not be divided equally. Our goal is to ensure you receive everything you rightfully deserve.
Informing Our Clients
We want you to be informed about the laws regarding marital property in Florida so that you can make the best possible long-range decisions.
The division of marital assets and liabilities is a critically important part of the divorce process. It is natural to be concerned about receiving a fair resolution of your property rights. At Feldman & Schneiderman, we have over 65 combined years of experience obtaining fair distribution of marital property for our clients. We are also skilled in estate planning and the handling of retirement accounts. You can rest assured that we will help you make the right decisions.
Learn more about how we can help you by contacting us at 561-392-4400.