Who gets the marital residence in Florida during a divorce?

Answer Under Florida law, only one spouse can retain ownership of the house. The person who receives primary custody of any minor children will usually get the house, otherwise, the house will go to the o... Read More »

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Do engaged people have the same rights as in a marital divorce?

No. Engagement is the time between the accepted proposal and the wedding. It is seen merely as a promise to marry and does not come with the same rights. Some states, however, regulate the return o... Read More »

How Is Marital Property Divided in Maryland If You Divorce?

When divorcing in Maryland, you must determine which property owned by you and your spouse is marital property and which is non-marital property. If you cannot come to an agreement on how to divide... Read More »

Can a couple live at the same residence while filing for a divorce?

A man and a woman can live in the same house while filing for divorce and have equal rights to the property. Even if only one spouse owns the house, filing for divorce does not give the owner the l... Read More »

How long is a Florida Marital Separation Agreement valid?

Unlike many other states, the state of Florida does not offer the option of a legal separation. The parties may enter into a separation agreement, but it is not a process that involves the court. T... Read More »