Spouses Need to Exercise Care in Transferring Property between Them When Subject to a Marital Agreement [Florida]

Many prenuptial and postnuptial agreements provide for a class of property known as Separate Property. Such Separate Property will often not be subject to claim by or transfer to the non-owning spouse upon death or divorce. When Separate Property is provided for in the agreement, the participants need to exercise care in transferring property between and among them to avoid unintended consequences.

This was illustrated in a recent case when . . .

Colino v. Volino, 41 Fla. L. weekly D1990b (5th DCA, August 26, 2016)

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