Florida is a "no fault" divorce state, if either party wants a divorce and claims that the marriage is "irretrievably broken," then the Court will dissolve the marriage. The parties must be Florida residents for at least six months prior to filing.
An uncontested divorce does not require any waiting period; however, all issues must be resolved prior to filing. A contested divorce usually takes at least a few months to reach a resolution. Divorce is a difficult time when many issues arise, both emotional and financial. Our family law attorneys provide excellent legal representation, we can guide you through the process and help you work toward an amicable resolution. There are many, often complicated, issues involved in divorce, call us at (904) 829-3035 to discuss your case.