Listen as Florida attorney Linda Gruszynski explains whether
your spouse will be entitled to half of your inheritance.
answer to this situation depends on different factors. Let’s start by noting that inheritances in
Florida are legally not considered marital property.
law, an inheritance does not have to be considered in a divorce case.However, if one of the spouses gets and
inheritance while married, it could be that he or she uses the money to pay for
marital expenses or to pay the mortgage. This is what could make things complicated
along the way if there is a divorce.
on different factors, the court could determine that the inheritance that was
previously nonmarital property has, in fact, turned into property that belongs
to the two spouses.If so, it could then
be divided between the parties.Watch
the video to learn more.
If you have additional questions regarding the process for
divorce, call the experienced Kissimmee divorce attorneys of Draper Law Offices at (407) 846-0075. I welcome your call. Visit our educational website
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