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How does the divorce process work in Florida?
It is a multistep process to undergo a divorce and it takes time and money to do it right. If you are going through a divorce, we would be happy to help you.
Free Legal Aid provides useful information about child custody. In addition to the video here, be sure you check out other resources.
In Florida, as in other states, the cost of litigating a divorce can be quite high. Many couples hope to avoid any unnecessary expense, especially at a time when they are dividing their financial lives and may be facing a lower standard of living. check to learn more.
The Florida State Courts System's Self-Help Center is your online guide to help direct you through the court system. The self-help website includes family law forms approved by the Florida Supreme Court. check to learn more.
Joint physical custody is a situation where a child maintains two residences – one with each parent. There is generally a close to equal division of time that the child spends with each parent; however, careers and other considerations sometimes make that impractical. check to learn more.
Florida follows the “Income Shares Model” which means that courts will estimate the amount parents would spend on children if the family were intact and living in one household, and then divide this amount between the parents based on their incomes. check to learn more.
Below are a list of links and resources if you are considering filing for divorce in Florida. The state of Florida has certain requirements to file a dissolution of marriage, especially when children are involved. check to learn more.