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Division of Property (“Equitable Distribution”)

West Palm Beach Divorce Lawyer / Family Law Attorney

In Florida law requires that the Courts distribute assets and debts fairly under the legal doctrine of equitable distribution. Equitable distribution requires that the Courts start with an equal division of property unless circumstances justify deviating and allocating an uneven distribution. As is the case in many areas of life the exception often swallows the rule and distributions and division of assets and debts are often not equal. The devil is in the details and the determinations as to equitable distribution are fact driven and depend on the facts of the case. The objective is to achieve fairness but that too is subjective. The determination is supposed to be guided by reference to a set of factors such as the income of each spouse, the lifestyle of each spouse during the marriage, the financial arrangements during the marriage and the divorce, as well as a host of other considerations. This area of the law is highly subjective which often means a divorce attorney may be needed to make sure the clients position and the facts of the case are known to the Court.

The divorce and alimony lawyers of Tiller & Rivera Law P.A. will fight to obtain the client’s fair share of the marital assets. In complex cases involving significant property obtained during and before the marriage, cases involving prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and those cases involving the division of business or the revenue thereof Tiller & Rivera Law P.A. utilizes the lawyers experiences in business, real estate, bankruptcy and other areas of the law to approach these issues head on to protect the interest of the client no matter where the case leads and involving
  • Business Assets and Partnership Interests
  • Pensions, Retirement Plan, Investments
  • Valuation of Real and Personal Property and Disputes
  • Appreciation of Separate Property
  • Concealment, Nondisclosure and Waste by Other Spouse
  • And More
Contact the divorce attorneys and divorce lawyers of Tiller & Rivera Law P.A. today for your free consultation. Serving Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Hobe Sound, Stuart, Port St. Lucie, St. Petersburg and Tampa and throughout the State of Florida.
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