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Florida Marital Property Laws

Each state has its own laws dictating how property is treated among married couples. It's important for people who are married or considering marriage to explore their specific state's laws on marital property, so they will know what to expect in case of divorce. Below, you'll find information on Florida marital property laws.

To learn more about marital property in general, visit our article on state marital property laws.

Community Property Recognized? No, but Uniform Disposition of Community Property Rights at Death Act (UDCPRDA) adopted. (§§732.216, et seq.)
Dower And Curtesy Dower and curtesy abolished (§732.111); statutory right to elective share of surviving spouse recognized (§§732.201, et seq.)

Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact an attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.

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