Tampa residents who are contemplating divorce may be wary of asset division. We've all heard stories involving bitter divorces that result in one spouse taking another to the "cleaners". However, we've also seen spouses amicably split their assets. Deciding whether to divorce can be one of the most difficult decisions you will have to make, and many times, the decision will have a lasting financial implication.
Tampa residents who have gone through, or who are contemplating divorce, understand how emotionally draining and challenging the process can be. So many aspects of a divorce can be difficult -- emotionally and financially. Finding a healthy outlet for the emotions that accompany divorce can be a critical step in coping and moving forward.
When most people think of a restraining order they might assume it involves some form of domestic abuse or physical violence in a distressed relationship however not in this case. An automatic temporary restraining order or ATRO is used in a divorce to establish a baseline regarding a couple's assets, including insurance policies, bank accounts, estate beneficiary and retirement account designations and the like. It is designed to ensure an equitable distribution of assets.