“I want to be done with this! Why is this divorce taking so long?!” said every divorce client ever. While there is nothing wrong with a quick and friendly divorce, there are many times that rushing the legal process won’t help end your emotional pain. 685 more words
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MA adopts the position that ALL assets of the parties (individual and marital) are put on the table for distribution at time of divorce. Many states honor “separate property” doctrine at time of divorce–that is property the parties’ owned before marriage or in their name only — but MA does not. 391 more words
The end of a marriage isn’t what anyone plans for when they’re saying their vows. However, the reality is that divorce happens sometimes, and it when it does, it brings a lot of… 448 more words
Where a prenuptial agreement provides that neither spouse will ever claim any interest in the other’s property, states that each spouse shall be the sole owner of property purchased or acquired in his or her name, and contains language purporting to waive and release all rights and claims that a spouse may be entitled to as a result of the marriage, such provisions serve to waive a spouse’s right to any share of assets titled in the other spouse’s name, even if those assets were acquired during the marriage due to the parties’ marital efforts or appreciated in value during the marriage due to the parties’ marital efforts. 15 more words
Yes, but only after the court makes certain necessary findings.
In the recently decided case of Kyriacou v. Kyriacou, Case No. 2D14-1915 (Fla. 2d DCA Aug. 627 more words