How are assets split in a divorce?

Assets are split in a dissolution of marriage action presumptively equally. This is an equitable distribution state, not a community property state, meaning, that the court will apply equitable principles in the distribution of property, but the presumption is 50/50.

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Carolyn S. Zisser

Highly regarded in marital and family law, Carolyn S. Zisser is a well-respected lecturer and author on family law subjects for the American Bar Association, Florida Bar, Jacksonville Bar Association and private legal seminar companies.