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Are you facing a family law matter that requires the attention of an attorney? Richard A. Heller, P.A. is a family law firm with more than seven decades of experience in serving local residents. Divorce is a serious matter that usually requires the legal assistance of an Orlando divorce attorney in some way. Whether you are facing a small dispute regarding the division of assets or you are facing contested divorce involving all terms of the separation, our firm can help.

Our founding attorney, Richard A. Heller, is rated BV® Distinguished™ by Martindale-Hubbell® and has the extensive experience that you want on your side. Throughout his years of practice, he has been recognized in the industry as an authority and one who is able to achieve results for clients. When you are facing divorce and all of the issues that come with it, you want a lawyer on your side that takes the time to understand the specifics of your circumstances and is willing to work with you to pursue the results that you need. This is the kind of service you receive when you choose Richard A. Heller, P.A.

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Division of Assets in a Florida Divorce

Almost every divorce involves some level of dispute over fair property division. In the state of Florida, assets are not simply divided in half or equally between the two spouses.

There are two different types of property that will be considered in a divorce:

  1. Property brought into the marriage
  2. Property acquired during the marriage

All property and assets that were brought into the marriage by one individual remains in his or her possession upon divorce. The remaining estate - that which was collected and earned over the course of the marital relationship - is considered community property or property that is owned by both husband and wife.

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What is equitable distribution?

Equitable distribution is the method used to divide community property in a divorce. A number of factors and variables can affect this form of property division. If you and your spouse are unable to come to an agreement regarding distribution of marital property, your divorce attorney in Orlando can work with the court, to help you obtain the desired property.

Factors in determining division of assets:

  • Length of the marriage
  • Contributions to the estate
  • Economic status
  • Debts and liabilities of each spouse

When the stakes are high, it is important to make sure that you have a good representative in your corner that is looking out for you and fighting for your interests during this stressful time. Let a lawyer from our firm look out for your best interests and help you in court!

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Looking for a lawyer for your divorce in Orlando? At Richard A. Heller, P.A., we have served thousands of Central Florida residents and are prepared to put that experience and knowledge to work for you. If you are facing divorce, call our law office today. We will provide you with a free consultation either in person or over the phone depending on your preference. Call to learn more about how we are prepared to help you - (407) 501-4052.

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