With a Florida Divorce Pending, What Happens with the Property and Children Until Things are Finalized?
Dissolving your marriage in the State of Florida , in many cases, is a lengthy process. Issues of property division and child timesharing cause couples to have conflicts without a great deal of guidance when they are attempting to finalize their plans moving forward. If you are divorcing in Florida, and specifically in the Jacksonville area, courts enter a standing family law order, once a divorce is filed with the clerk of court. This order provides some guidance on how couples should conduct themselves during the pendency of a divorce. First, these orders prohibit one spouse from selling or hiding property, owned either individually or as a couple. This order will typically hold off a spouse from cleaning out the bank accounts, selling off personal or real property, or hiding assets that ultimately need to be divided in the divorce. One tip that is essential to moving forward is to take a copy of this order to your bank upon receiving it, so that your…
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