Division of Property & Assets in Palm Beach County, Florida

A trial court can award a party interest on those sums that should have been distributed as part of an equitable distribution. “This court reviewed and affirmed the pre-Final Judgment valuation which required Former Wife to pay the equalizing amount of $193,479.50 to Former Husband, plus interest for the years she delayed disbursement…The trial court has the discretion to award [a party] interest, accruing from entry of the final judgment of dissolution, on those sums that should have been distributed.” Shinitzky v. Shinitzky