Florida is a “no-fault” divorce state.
What does “no fault” mean? No fault means that it does not matter what spouse is right and what spouse is wrong when filing for a divorce. In the State of Florida, if you want a Divorce, all you have to do is ask for one and the Court will grant your request.
What must a party prove in order to file for divorce in the State of Florida?
- One spouse must have been a continuous resident of Florida for at least six (6) consecutive months prior to filing his or her Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. If you are in the military, and reside in Florida and have been deployed or relocated outside the State of Florida, you will still be allowed to claim your residency status in order to file for divorce.
- The marriage cannot be saved with any type of marriage counseling. •
- There are irreconcilable differences between the parties.
- The marriage is irretrievably broken.
At the Law Offices of Sacks & Sacks, divorce does not have to be expensive. Affordable fees and flexible payment plans are always offered at The Law offices of Sacks & Sacks. Plus, we offer a free, one hour consultation to answer any of your divorce questions. Please review our Divorce FAQs for a brief explanation of divorce, alimony and child custody. Plus we offer a free, half-hour minimum initial consultation to answer your divorce questions.
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Unfortunately, close to half of all marriages end in divorce. As sad of a statistic as this is, it is even worse when an unhappy couple continues to reside together to try to make things work out. People may stay together to try to work things out for many reason which include but are not limited to: for the benefit of the kids, believing that things will get better, believing that one spouse will stop being violent or drinking or abusing drugs.
Although it is admirable to try to save your marriage, sometimes that cannot happen. If that is the case with your marriage, there is no reason to continue to live in pain and unhappiness. In today’s society, it is viewed that it is better to live apart in a troubled marriage than being forced to stay together in misery.
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