Partition of Florida Homestead Property

| June 27, 2017

In Florida, “homestead property” is residential real estate which is occupied by a person or family as their permanent residence. The legal concept of “homestead” is provided by the Florida constitution.  Its purpose is to stop the family home, or homestead, from being sold to pay off debts incurred by the land owner.  Tullis v. […]

Partition of Real Estate in Florida: Can You Divide Property Under Florida Law?

| November 12, 2013

Last Update: 7/24/18 Years ago, the Florida Legislature passed a specific law for dividing up disputed Florida real estate by requiring the filing of a lawsuit in a civil court. This type of proceeding is called a Partition Lawsuit. (See Chapter 64 of the Florida Civil Practice and Procedures Code, which details the how, when […]