Tenants by Entireties

Tenancy By Entireties Protection of Florida Real Estate Owned By Married Residents of Other States

I sometimes get calls from out of state clients who own Florida real estate and want to know if their real estate is protected from creditors. People who reside in another state cannot qualify for protection of a Florida property as their homestead because a protected homestead must be your…

Tenancy By Entireties Ownership of Personal Property: Summary of Court Rulings

The Beal Bank decision by the Florida Supreme Court in 2001 established a presumption that all bank accounts owned jointly by a husband and wife were presumed to be owned as tenants by entireties and protected from the judgment creditors of either spouse, individually. No protection afforded against joint creditors