Florida Divorce FAQ’S

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When you are faced with one of the most difficult periods of your life, understanding the legal factors that are in play can help you approach the situation with confidence and clear direction. To learn about the options available in your specific case, it would be best to speak with our attorneys, but until then, here are some answers to commonly asked questions about divorce.

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In Florida, you do not need to prove fault for the breakdown of the marriage. You only need to declare that the marriage is past mending. That being said, if a spouse is at fault, this could affect a court’s decisions on alimony.
If you are getting an uncontested divorce, you and your spouse have reached an agreement on most of the main issues, and you may begin your independent life in a matter of weeks. All bets are off when it comes to a contested divorce, however, as simply waiting for a hearing at a backlogged court could take months. Expect this type of divorce to last at least one year.
To file for divorce in Florida, at least one spouse must have been a resident of Florida for the last six months. If you are a Florida resident who has been living in another state in a temporary arrangement, a court will analyze various factors to determine whether you are still a Florida resident or not.
You can after you have done your due diligence to track down your spouse, such as calling friends and relatives, speaking with the Department of Motor Vehicles, etc.
For many couples, working with a mediator provides countless benefits. This is where a neutral third party helps a couple arrive at a settlement. Through the facilitated negotiation process, couples can create their own terms for a divorce, instead of leaving their futures in the hands of a judge. They can also save themselves a great deal of money and time through a mediated divorce.

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At The Law Offices of Leonard R. Ross, our legal team has the sterling qualifications that can help you understand your full options and achieve a favorable result in a divorce. Attorney Leonard R. Ross is a Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law as well as a Florida Board Certified Family Law Mediator. This is a testament to rigorous training and exceptional achievements.

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