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Back To Basics: General Requirements For Divorce In Florida

pen and paperIf you are considering a divorce, or have just learned your spouse is seeking to dissolve your marriage, it is important to know some basic facts. Unfortunately there are too many family law myths out there, and many parties enter their case with blinders on. Knowing what to expect and how a skilled family law attorney can help you will put you at east and make the process less stressful.

 

Divorce in Florida is governed by the Dissolution of Marriage statutes. Some common Florida family law issues include:

 

● Residency requirement: one of the parties to the marriage must live in the State of Florida for at least six months prior to the case being filed.

● No fault: Florida does not require a showing of “fault” in order to seek… Continue reading