What is an uncontested divorce? An uncontested divorce is a divorce where both parties agree on its terms. It’s the quickest and easiest form of divorce. Therefore, it’s the cheapest form of divorce. What we do is we draft up a marital settlement agreement, memorializing the agreement of the parties. Each party signs it, has…Read details
How does collaborative divorce work in Florida? Collaborative divorce, often referred to as divorce without war, is relatively new in Florida. The way it works is the two parties get together with their lawyers and a financial professional and a psychological professional outside of the courtroom. They have several meetings. They try and reach an…Read details
How is annulment different from divorce? In Florida, annulment is different from divorce legally, meaning that in a divorce the court is determining that a marriage has ended and now a couple are single. With an annulment, the court is determining that a marriage never existed. They go back to day one of the…Read details
In a collaborative divorce in Florida, will I still go to court? Collaborative divorce is designed around not going to court. The parties meet outside of court and they reach an agreement outside of court. However, once the agreement is reached, at least one party does have to go to court to what’s called an…Read details
In my Florida divorce case, can I use my spouses affair against them?
In Florida, we have no-fault divorce. However, the newest iterations of the statutes allow a court to consider things such as adultery or domestic violence in considering whether or not alimony is appropriate and for what term and in what amount.
In my Florida divorce case, can we decide ourselves how to divide our property? Yes, in Florida you can determine how to divide your property among yourselves. That’s actually the preferred method. Alternative dispute resolution away from trial such as mediation, negotiation, those are usually the best ways to resolve a case with the least…Read details
Divorce Dover My former partner and I both want the children. How can a lawyer help us in a LGBT divorce?
My former partner and I both want the children. How can a lawyer help us in a LGBT divorce? Whenever you have a case where both of the parties want the children, you run into a situation where you really have to have an attorney, because if both parties want the children, it’s going to…Read details
What if my spouse cannot be found or evades service of the divorce papers? If your spouse can’t be found, then there’s a process that you have to go through. First, you have to exhaust all avenues of trying to serve the person. You would have to at the end of it, there’s a checklist…Read details
What are my options to divorce my LGBT partner? Your options to divorce your LGBT partner are the same as a heterosexual would have. You can use the court system through either a contested or uncontested divorce depending on how well you and your partner get along, your spouse get along. You can also use…Read details
Going through a divorce is a hard time for everyone involved. The children have to see their parents splitting up and not always understanding why. The divorcees have to split everything they have accumulated throughout their lives together – which can be quite a task. And the families of the couple have to see the…Read details