Question: What is the difference between marital and non-marital property in Florida?
If you are married, everything both spouses own is either marital property or non-marital property.
In general, property you acquire before you get married is considered non-marital property. Property you acquire while married is marital property.
The importance of the difference is that non-marital property is not included in the roughly 50/50 split of assets that you can usually expect in a divorce case. You get to take out of the marriage the property that you brought into the marriage.
Of course, there are exceptions to this general rule. There are ways that once non-marital property can become marital property and vice versa. You should absolutely consult with a lawyer if you and your spouse disagree about what is marital property and what is not.