Call Us (Orlando): 321-246-7710

501 North Magnolia Avenue,
Orlando, Florida 32801

(Ft Lauderdale): 954-703-0005

Orlando Family Law Lawyer - Attoeney

Orlando Divorce Lawyer - Attorney

Frequent Divorce and Family Law Questions

Contact Orlando Family Law Attorney Mary Zogg

Marital Property Versus Non-Marital Property

Family Law Attorney, Mary Zogg proudly serves the Marital Property, Divorce, and Family Law legal needs of those in Orlando, Central Florida, and Fort Lauderdale.

Call 321.246.7710 to schedule an confidential legal consultation regarding your Marital Property, Divorce, and Family Law matters.

Orlando Divorce and Family Law Lawyer

The law concerning marital property versus non-marital (separate) property varies from state to state. Some states are community property states while others are equitable distribution states. In community property states, it does not matter whose name is on the ownership documents: almost all property during the marriage will be considered as owned by both parties in the marriage. There are special circumstances where these states do make some exceptions and you will want to consult with your divorce attorney to see about your specific rights.

On the contrary, equitable distribution states determine marital property to be those that have the names of both spouses on the ownership titles. If only one spouse’s name is on an official document then the property is considered separate and belongs to that specific spouse. Like community property states, the states utilizing equitable distribution laws also have room for special circumstances and exceptions.

In general terms, marital property includes any and every asset acquired and/or used during the marriage. However, non-marital property has a more involved meaning. This type of property includes:

Call Orlando Family Law Lawyer, Mary Zogg at 321.246.7710 to discuss your Marital Property, Divorce, and Family Law needs and goals.


Mary Zogg has extensive experience in assisting Orlando, Winter Park, Maitland, Longwood, Central Florida and Fort Lauderdale residents who require professional Marital Property, Divorce, and Family Law Attorney legal services.

 


Orlando and Central Florida Attorney

Mary Zogg | 321.246.7710

Attorney, Mary Zogg serves the Marital Property, Divorce and Family Law needs of those in Central Florida including Orange County Florida, including: Orlando, Maitland, Apopka, Winter Park, Alafaya, Bay Lake, Belle Isle, Bithlo, Christmas, Doctor Phillips, Eatonville, Edgewood, Fairway Shores, Goldenrod, Gotha, Hunter's Creek, Lake Buena Vista, Lockhart, Meadow Woods, Oakland, Ocoee, Orlovista, Pine Castle, Pine Hills, Southchase, South Apopka, Taft, Tangerine, Union Park, Wedgefield, Williamsburg, Windermere, Winter Garden, Zellwood, Osceola County Florida, including: Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Campbell, Celebration, Champions Gate, Deer Park, Four Corners, Harmony, Intercession City, Kenansville, Narc oossee, Poinciana, Reunion, Yeehaw Junction.

Home | Mary Zogg | Family Law | Divorce | Collaborative Divorce | Family Law Mediation | Child Custody | Child Support | Child Custody / Support Enforcement | Post Judgment Modifications | Division of Marital Property | Marital Agreements | Unmarried Father's Rights | Alimony | Geographic Child Relocation | Mediation | Articles | Florida Divorce Jurisdiction | Childrens Issues and Timesharing | Modification Contempt and Enforcement | The Truth About Alimony | Benfits of a Prenup | Talking to Kids About Divorce | Marital and Non-Marital Property | Paternity Questions | Petition for Relocation | What You Need to Know about Alimony | FAQ | Testimonials | Contact Us | Sitemap

© Family Law Advocate, Mary J. Zogg, formerly Mary J. Hoftiezer. All Rights Reserved.
Website Design: Tiger Prey