What are the grounds for divorce in Florida?

Is Florida a No-Fault State for Divorce? Yes. The only claim required in a divorce petition is that the marriage is “irretrievably broken.”*    In fact, the court may dismiss your case if you incorrectly claim grounds like “adultery,” “mental cruelty,”...

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How fast can I get a divorce in Florida?

A Florida divorce can be finalized on the 21st day. Under Section 61.19 Florida Statutes, “no final judgment of dissolution of marriage may be entered until at least 20 days have elapsed from the date of filing the original petition...

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How do I get an annulment of marriage in Florida?

The short answer is that you probably can’t.   Annulments in Florida are granted based on “capacity” issues, like age or bigamy.   The fact that a marriage is extremely short term, is not grounds for annulment.  To request an annulment you...

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In a Florid divorce does it matter how marital assets and liabilities are titled?

In a Florid divorce does in matter if marital assets are held in just one party’s name? The short answer is no.*   Under Florida law, assets acquired during the marriage by either spouse, whether individually or jointly, are “marital.”...

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Where Should I File My Florida Divorce Case?

Which County Is the Right Place to File a Florida Divorce Case? The last county where the couple lived together, with a common intent to remain married.  The term the court uses to describe the correct county to file a...

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