Are retirement plans considered marital property?

Per Florida Statute, any benefits, rights, and/or funds accrued during the marriage in retirement and pension plans are considered marital property subject to equitable distribution. Retirement and pension plan benefits are treated as marital property because they are considered a contractual right received during marriage in lieu of higher compensation, which would have otherwise increased the […]

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What is equitable distribution?

Equitable distribution is the process in which the Court divides marital assets and liabilities during divorce proceedings. Florida Statute ยง61.075 defines this process and includes factors that the Court considers when determining whether property acquired during the marriage is martial or nonmarital.

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Selling the Marital Home after Divorce

selling home after divorce

Once you determine the home to be a marital asset, you need to decide what to do with it. In most cases, the parties chose to sell it. So, what’s next?

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