The division of marital assets is one of the most contentious topics to come up during a divorce. This is especially true if you have significant assets or own a business. You and your spouse must fully and honestly disclose your assets to the court, so they can be divided fairly. However, what if your spouse is not being truly honest and is attempting to come across as having much less money than he or she has? You and other Florida residents going through a divorce may worry that you will end up with an unfair division of property or less alimony and child support than you should be getting.
When it comes to divorce, Florida has one of the largest rates in the country. Panama City, Deltona and Palm Bay had some of the largest populations of divorced people in the United States according to data from 2010.
Divorce is a common legal issue married couples of all ages may have to face. An article in the Miami Herald states that the divorce rate for American citizens over the age of 50 has nearly doubled since 1990.
If you are going through a child custody matter in Florida, it’s likely you’ve heard the term “best interests of the child” many times. In Florida, the courts will determine or approve a parenting time plan that is in the best interests of the child or children involved. But isn’t “best interests” a bit subjective?