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Clearwater Property Division Lawyer

Advocating for Your Fair Share of Marital Assets

When going through a divorce, negotiations become complicated when the spouses cannot agree on how to divide the marital assets. Each spouse feels that they are entitled to certain assets or properties that were gained during the marriage. When the spouses cannot settle on an arrangement, it is up to the Florida family court to distribute the assets equitably.

This does not necessarily mean equally. It means the judge will decide who gets what based on what is fair under the circumstances. If you are trying to negotiate with your spouse about property division in Florida, it is vital that you tap the resources of our knowledgeable Clearwater family law attorney. We help our clients achieve the outcome from their divorce that they desire.

To retain the guidance and skills that come from 30+years of experience, contact Connie R. Stephens, P.A. at (727) 205-0770.

Factors That Determine Property Division in Florida

A couple who chooses to dissolve their marriage in the state of Florida is subject to a court-ordered distribution of assets and allocation of debt if they cannot agree upon it on their own. It is up to each spouse to prove to the judge what they have contributed into the marriage so it can be determined what they get out of it.

A judge will consider the following situations for each spouse regarding property division in Clearwater:

  • Financial status
  • Marriage length
  • Support that was given to further the career of the other spouse
  • Effort made to increase joint finances
  • Homemaking and child rearing
  • Earning capacity

Get One of Florida’s Top Lawyers on Your Side

When negotiations with your spouse have failed, it is time to let a veteran family lawyer in Clearwater take over. Connie Stephens is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and has also been named as one of Tampa Bay Magazine’s top lawyers. She is certified and trained in all aspects of collaborative law and she has the determination needed to ensure that our clients get what they deserve from the division of their marital property.

For aggressive, effective legal representation to manage the division of your property in Clearwater, call Connie R. Stephens, P.A. at (727) 205-0770.

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