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Putnam County Property Division Lawyers

Guiding You through Equitable Division of Property in Divorce in ST. JOHNS COUNTY, FLAGLER COUNTY, DUVAL COUNTY, AND PUTNAM COUNTYLawyer shaking hands with client

During a divorce, it can be hard to come to an agreement with your spouse about what shared property belongs to which person. Although Florida law requires that the division of marital property be equitable, that does not necessarily mean it will be equal. It is important to find a qualified advocate during this time to ensure that you get what is rightfully yours. The Putnam County property division attorneys at Hedstrom and Harris can help you in this pursuit. Although this is just a chapter of your life, it’s a very important one. We want to be the ones to assist you in writing this part of your story.

If you have a divorce dispute over the division of property, contact us at (386) 200-6547.

Marital & Separate Property

Part of the dissolution of marriage process is the distribution of marital property and debts between the spouses. If two spouses cannot reach an agreement concerning the division of these assets, a judge will decide for them.

Florida law distinguishes between property and debts that are considered shared, or marital property, and those that are separate, and owned solely by the individual.

Marital property includes:

  • Property that has been acquired during the marriage
  • Profit from separate property that has been obtained during the marriage as a result of the other spouse’s efforts or contributions
  • Gifts that have been given between the spouses
  • Tangible property, such as cars or real estate, that the couple owns together
  • Retirement or pension benefits that have been earned during the marriage.

Separate property includes:

  • Property that was acquired prior to the marriage
  • Any income from a non-marital asset, unless a joint contribution was made
  • Gifts to one spouse from someone other than his/her spouse
  • Any liability that resulted from forgery or an unauthorized signature of the other spouse
  • Anything agreed upon by the couple, in writing, as non-marital property

Need Help with Settling a Property Dispute in Your Divorce?

Our qualified and experienced team at Hedstrom and Harris can help you handle your unique situation. When you choose our team to represent your case, your individual needs become our top priority.

Our property division lawyers in Putnam County are ready to take your call and get this process underway. Contact us at (386) 200-6547.

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