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August 2016 Blog Archive

August is National Make-a-Will Month
August is National Make-a-Will Month Mon, Aug 22, 2016 August is National Make-a-Will Month. As noted by Carole Fleck, writer for AARP, sixty-four percent of all people in this country do not have a will.  In Florida, if an individual passes away without a will their property will pass according to a cer... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Retirement Accounts in Florida Divorce Cases
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Retirement Accounts in Florida Divorce Cases Tue, Aug 16, 2016 1. Is my retirement account a marital asset? Answer: Any contributions to a retirement account during marriage together with the increased value of those contributions due to market gains are considered a marital asset. The fact that the account is j... Read More

Florida Divorce Procedure
Florida Divorce Procedure Tue, Aug 09, 2016 In Florida, the legal term for a divorce is “dissolution of marriage.” The two simple requirements to dissolve a marriage are: 1) one party must be a Florida resident for more than six months prior to filing and 2) one party must allege under oath th... Read More

Rice & Rose Attorney Matthew Shapiro Elected Volusia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division President
Rice & Rose Attorney Matthew Shapiro Elected Volusia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division President Mon, Aug 08, 2016 Matthew Shapiro has been elected as the Volusia County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division President. Matt graduated from Florida State University and Florida International University College of Law. He was admitted to The Florida Bar in 2011. Read More