In the state of Florida, when a married couple files for divorce, all of their marital assets and property are divided in a fair and equitable manner. The court will work to ensure the asset division process is fair; however, equitable distribution is not always the same thing as equal distribution. Any of the assets that were secured before the marriage will usually be given to the original owner and not included in the distribution process.
Factors that Impact the Asset Division Process
Some of the factors that are used by the court to determine how assets will be divided include