Tag Archives: Marital Home

Fourth DCA: Contempt Unavailable to Force Payment of Mortgage on Marital Home by Spouse Who Received Home in Dissolution of Marriage Proceeding

By Robin Bresky |

Fourth DCA: Contempt Unavailable to Force Payment of Mortgage on Marital Home by Spouse Who Received Home in Dissolution of Marriage Proceeding A common problem we have seen spouses encounter following divorce involves responsibility for the mortgage on the marital home. Family courts often award one spouse the marital home in equitable distribution. However,… Read More »

Free Rent Ends When New Marriage Begins: Fourth DCA Makes Clear That Awards of Exclusive Possession of Marital Home Must Provide for Termination Upon Remarriage

By Robin Bresky |

Fisher v. Fisher Case No. 4D10-383 The Fourth District Court of Appeal (“Fourth DCA”) addressed a direct appeal from a final judgment of dissolution of marriage. The trial court’s final judgment provided that the former wife and minor children would have exclusive use and possession of the marital home until the youngest child reached… Read More »