Is inheritance marital property in Florida?
As a general rule, inheritance is separate property in Florida. This is true even if the inheritance was obtained during the marriage. The key fact is that the inheritance was kept separate and not mixed with the couple’s marital assets.
Can my husband take my house if we divorce?
A judge can award the marital home to one spouse as part of property distribution in your divorce. This assumes that the house qualifies as “marital” or “community” property and not one spouse’s separate property. A court will look at several factors to decide who gets the house.
What is not considered marital property?
Non-marital property is property that was purchased before the marriage by either party or was given to one spouse as a gift or inheritance after the marriage. Any income from the non-marital property is also treated as non-marital property.
Do assets have to be divided in a divorce?
When you get divorced, community property is generally divided equally between the spouses, while each spouse gets to keep his or her separate property. Equitable distribution: In all other states, assets and earnings accumulated during marriages are divided equitably (fairly) but not necessarily equally.