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Lutz Divorce Lawyers

Deciding to ask your spouse for a divorce can be the most difficult decision of your life. It can also lead to more questions than you are prepared to answer. We do have the answers, call us today to set a consultation.

  • Am I eligible for a divorce in Florida?
  • What does it require to file for divorce in Lutz?
  • How do I file for divorce?
  • What happens after the divorce process begins?

The Marriage is Broken

Under Florida law, you are eligible for divorce if:

  1. You or your spouse have been a Florida resident for more than six months; and
  2. Your marriage is irretrievably broken.

A marriage is irretrievably broken when one party believes that the marriage cannot be saved. If one party objects, the court has the power to abate the case and sent the parties to counseling, but in practice, this rarely, if ever, happens.

Simple Dissolution of Marriage

If neither spouse objects to ending a marriage where there are no minor children or property at issue, the court may simply enter a judgment granting your divorce.

Parenting Plans & Timesharing for Minor Children

i.e. “custody”

If there are minor children, custody of them must be worked out before you can get divorced. If you and your spouse cannot agree, the court will determine what is in their best interests. If you and your spouse can work out an agreement called a parenting plan, the court may enter it as a valid custody arrangement, along with a schedule for timesharing, or “visitation”.

If you are looking for a divorce in Lutz, Contact Rechel & Associates Today Call the experienced team at Rechel & Associates today at (813) 931-8111 to discuss your impending divorce. Or contact us via email.

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