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Reversal of decision of marital property

The American legal system functions as a set of checks and balances. This is to help rectify if an error was ever made in a legal decision. According to a Florida appellate court, an error was made in determining the ownership of assets and marital property under the trial court's decision to waive a wife's ability to earn alimony and have her legal fees paid. She has now been granted $2500 in alimony, the court reversed a decision to pay for rental property and it's possible that the temporary alimony could become permanent.

How can retirement accounts affect the property division process?

You and your spouse likely worked incredibly hard to accumulate assets over many years into a retirement account. The original thought was that one day a married couple would have enough money set aside in that they could quit their jobs and live out their remaining years together. However, for many Tampa residents, that idea gets snuffed out when a marriage doesn't quite make it to retirement ago. What happens to the retirement account now?

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