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Monday,
August 17, 2020.
posted in Property Division

Appraisals and Divorce in Fort Lauderdale

If you are going through a divorce or are considering separating from your significant other, you are undoubtedly going through a stressful time. Divorce cases can become complicated, particularly when it comes to dividing marital assets. Florida operates under an equitable distribution rule, which means that marital property must be divided equitably and fairly, though...

Friday,
May 10, 2019.
posted in Property Division

Where Do You Live Now?

That is one of the common questions recent divorcees hear from people: where do you live now? Of course, you know what they are really asking about, and that is property division. Our Fort Lauderdale property division attorneys at The Law Office Of Gustavo E. Frances, P.A. has worked with numerous clients who own anywhere from...

Saturday,
March 09, 2019.
posted in Divorce

Divorce At Any Age

Love can be as deep as the oceans or as fickle as a flea jumping from animal to animal. They say that if a friendship passes 10 years then it will more than likely last a lifetime. One would think the same would go for people who are married, but that isn’t the case. In...

Friday,
March 01, 2019.
posted in Property Division

Who Gets The Wedding Ring?

Proposals to get married are so magical. We love to see them, we live to tell about them, and we make them very public. We have TV shows dedicated to someone getting proposed to like the Bachelor or the Bachelorette. When we see someone getting down on one knee every one knows exactly what is...

Saturday,
December 29, 2018.
posted in Property Division

Tips For Property Division in Florida

On top of the heartbreak knowing that your relationship is coming to an end, you now have to deal with the complications of divorce. Divorce is never an easy thing. It is hard to separate emotions from the memories you shared with your partner, and the material manifestation of those memories in the form of...

Friday,
September 07, 2018.
posted in Divorce

Fort Lauderdale Attorney Answers Divorce-Related Questions Asked By Working Mothers

If you are a working mother on the brink of filing papers for divorce or are in the middle of getting divorced, you have come to the right place. It is true that Google knows everything, but it may not be able to answer all the burning questions a working woman and mother have about...

Friday,
August 10, 2018.
posted in Family Law

Legal Separation Is Not Available In Florida, But You Can Still Get The Same Legal Protections

If you want to go separate ways with your spouse, but want this separation to be legal, there are three ways to do this in the United States: divorce, annulment of marriage, and legal separation. But if you live in Florida, legal separation is not a viable option. Unlike other states, which formally recognize the...

Friday,
July 13, 2018.
posted in Property Division

Don’t Forget About These 8 Assets In Divorce Property Division

We get it. Getting divorced and dividing property and assets can be very overwhelming. But it is 2018, and property division in divorces is not the same as it used to be. You can do much better than dividing up such standard assets as homes, cars, bank accounts, and investments. There are many assets many...

Friday,
June 29, 2018.
posted in Property Division

Married Couples Should Hold Joint Credit Cards to Avoid Surprises

Have you been told that married couples should have both joint and separate financial accounts? This is true to a certain extent. It’s a good idea to have joint checking accounts, separate savings accounts, and separate retirement accounts that name each other as beneficiaries. It also might be a good idea for each of you...

Friday,
May 11, 2018.
posted in Divorce

Community (Joint) Debt After A Divorce: Who Gets To Pay It Back?

What happens to community (joint) debt after a divorce? Unfortunately, community debt – debt created by one or both spouses during their marriage – does not melt away like a snowball after a marriage ends. So what happens to it and which spouse is legally obliged to pay it back? The two of the most...

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