Distribution of Assets and Custody
Although fault is not considered in the determination of divorce under Florida law, it may be considered when courts address the distribution of marital property and determination of custody that typically accompanies a divorce. This can be one of the most difficult and complicated aspects of a divorce, and is often deeply emotional because of the nature of the property involved. Marital property may include:
- Retirement Benefits
- Personal Property
- Debts, including credit cards, mortgages, and car loans
Generally, any asset or debt obtained during the course of a marriage is considered to be marital property and must be distributed prior to the successful dissolution of a marriage. Under Florida law, these assets and debts are generally distributed equally between both parties based on a variety of factors. As a Miami divorce attorney, Mr. Russell can help you pursue a distribution that is appropriate in your case.
The court will also carefully consider the allocation of child custody and child support, as these are often the most emotionally challenging aspects of a divorce proceeding.
Successfully Navigating Your Divorce
Holiday Hunt Russell PLLC is trusted among South Florida divorce lawyers. Mr. Russell understands the emotional and legal complexities of the divorce process, and the difficult toll it can have on any family. He is here to support you through the legal aspects of this process, and will work with you towards a settlement or outcome that best meets your needs. When a divorce involves children, years of assets, or the prospect of significant debt, it can quickly become adversarial, and it is important to find an experienced advocate dedicated to representing your interests. If you are considering divorce, or your spouse has recently filed a petition for divorce, contact Holiday Hunt Russell PLLC for a confidential consultation with a divorce lawyer in Miami at 954-920-5153 or online.