If you are contemplating a divorce, you already know that it is going to be an emotionally difficult time. However, as stressful and painful as a divorce can be, it’s especially important to protect your financial and legal rights when you’re at your most vulnerable. Too often, emotionally exhausted people are willing to agree to anything just to bring a divorce to an end. Unfortunately, when this happens they often find themselves agreeing to terms they later regret.
Since Florida is a “No Fault” state, a contested divorce does not really exist in the sense that one spouse cannot contest or challenge the granting of a divorce. One spouse does not need the consent or approval of the other spouse to obtain a Final Judgment of Divorce. There are only two requirements; a period of residency for at least six months prior to the filing of the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) and a sworn admission that the marriage is beyond repair.
- Child Support
- Custody, Visitation, and Parenting Plans
- Prenuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements