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The Divorce Process in Florida

The specific divorce process you may face will vary depending on your unique situation, as well as whether you undergo a collaborative divorce, contested divorce or uncontested divorce. In any of these situations, you will need to resolve issues concerning numerous sensitive matters, including:

High asset cases can be even more complex, as they may involve a great deal of assets, property and even businesses that will need to be sorted out.

Following is a basic description of the divorce process in Florida:

  • You or your spouse must be a resident of Florida to file for divorce in this state.
  • The process begins with either spouse filing a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with their local Circuit Court.
  • The other spouse will then be served with the paperwork and given a chance to respond.
  • If both parties agree upon all issues of custody, support, and property division, the divorce may be resolved without a trial.
  • If parties cannot agree upon some or all of the terms of the divorce, it may be necessary to go to court to resolve the matter, where a judge will rule upon these issues.

Why a Boca Raton Divorce Attorney

Working with an attorney is how you will get the support you need throughout the entire divorce process. You will need an advocate for your rights who can help ensure that you are not taken advantage of by your spouse or your spouse’s attorney. You need someone on your side to ensure that your interests are represented inside and outside of the courtroom.

A Boca Raton divorce lawyer at The Orner Law Firm can meet with you for an initial consultation to discuss your unique situation, so you know what to expect through the entire legal process associated with your Florida divorce.

Contact The Orner Law Firm today to learn more about the Florida divorce process.

The Orner Law Firm, P.A.

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