Property Division Attorney

The law firm of Matthew Lane & Associates, P.A., concentrates its practice in the area of sophisticated divorce and family matters. The main focus is to maintain excellent professional standards in high-asset domestic relations disputes and complicated child custody litigation.

Cases involving complex property division issues, child custody and visitation disputes, and spousal support claims must be handled with a high degree of competence and care. We have extensive experience handling complex family law matters.

At Matthew Lane & Associates, P.A., in Palm Beach Gardens and Martin County, Florida, we handle all aspects of complex property division and divorce with professionalism, integrity and the attention to detail that such matters demand.

Florida Law Governing The Distribution Of Marital Assets

In a proceeding for dissolution of marriage in Florida, the court will set apart to each spouse that spouse's nonmarital assets and liabilities and will divide the marital assets and liabilities between the parties.

Nonmarital assets and liabilities include:

  • Assets acquired and liabilities incurred prior to the marriage
  • Assets acquired by non-interspousal gift
  • Income derived from nonmarital assets
  • Assets and liabilities excluded by valid written agreement
  • Liabilities incurred by forgery or unauthorized signature

Marital assets and liabilities include:

  • Assets acquired and liabilities incurred during the marriage
  • The enhancement in value of nonmarital assets as a result of the efforts of either party during the marriage or from the expenditure thereon of marital funds
  • Interspousal gifts during the marriage
  • Rights acquired during the marriage in retirement, profit-sharing, annuity, deferred compensation and insurance plans
  • Real and personal property held as tenants by the entireties

Assessing And Valuing Your Marital Assets

We work closely with a network of financial, psychological and accounting experts, including some of the finest professionals in Florida and the United States. Our firm has experienced counsel and support staff necessary to handle major divorce and property division issues, including the valuation of:

Additionally, we are deeply concerned with the needs of children and will fight hard to protect the future that they deserve.

We are committed to excellence, creativity and personalized service. We seek to obtain effective resolutions in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. We offer a unique blend of honesty, objectivity, discretion and compassion, combined with the years of experience necessary to bring about a favorable resolution to domestic relations proceedings.

Contact An Experienced High-Asset Divorce Attorney

You can contact Matthew Lane & Associates, P.A., at 561-328-1111. We will provide you with an appointment for an initial consultation within 24 hours of the time that you call.

Our offices are located in Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach and Wellington, Florida.

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