We know that a divorce is stressful for all involved. That stress combined with the concentration to detail which is required to complete important legal documents -- alone, for the first time -- can be overwhelming. Not everyone can comfortably afford an attorney. A friendly and compassionate legal document preparer who listens, and is familiar with the forms and procedure may be all that you need.
Some of the biggest decisions arise when there are children. Florida has several different processes for dissolution of marriage, depending on the couple's specific circumstances. If there are no children, and no property to divide, the couple may be able to use Florida's simplified process. However, for some, the "simplified" process is more complicated than using a regular petition for dissolution of marriage. If a divorcing couple has children in common, issues about child support and child visitation need to be settled.
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When you see this "Family Matters" badge displayed with a member's information, it means that member prepares divorce documents. Many of our members also prepare other family law documents. The prices for Dissolution of Marriage displayed on this page are our In-House prices. Different members charge different fees for their services, we make no attempt to create a uniform price structure.
If a divorcing couple doesn't have children together, and has no property to divide, a couple may have a choice about which forms/ or processes to use. The Petition for Simplified Dissolution of Marriage or the regular Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. The main difference between the two processes is that in the simplified dissolution process, both parties must appear at the final hearing. If one or the other is unable or unwilling to appear at the final hearing, then a simplified dissolution is the wrong choice. We offer document preparation services for the regular petition for dissolution of marriage with no property and no children. We do not offer document preparation for the Simplified Dissolution of Marriage process.
Florida is what is known as an "equitable distribution" state. Equitable does not mean equal, it means fair. Most property acquired during a marriage is considered "marital property" and, needs to be equitably divided at the time of a divorce.
Some couples want or need a Marital Settlement Agreement to settle and memorialize how their property is to be divided. A marital settlement agreement is usually signed by both parties, and once the divorce is final it becomes part of the final order.
If a divorcing couple has amicably divided their property prior to filing for divorce, then they may not need a Marital Settlement Agreement at all.
Divorce Document Preparation - No Children No Property OR - Petition to Determine Paternity and Related Relief
$220.00 - when no parenting plan is required
$295.00- when you need our help with a parenting plan
$295 - includes any of the Three Parenting Plans
Safety Focused/ Supervised Parenting Plan
Long Distance/ Relocation Parenting Plan
Regular Parenting Plan
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The needs of the children should be held highest when a couple
divorces. However, all too often, children are hurt the most. Florida
requires both parents to complete a four hour parenting class. Even
though, each parent may be an excellent parent, there are new skills and
considerations when parents are no longer together.
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DIVORCE BUT LIVE IN SEPERATE COUNTIES
I LIVE IN PALM BEACH AND HE LIVES IN BROWARD. I FILED FOR A SIMPLE DIVORCE BUT THE PAPERS HAVE TO BE SERVED TO HIM FROM BROWARD COUNTY. I CALLED BROWARD …
Divorce Document Listings
I'm trying to fill out the forms for myself for a divorce. We have no kids or property to split up but would just like to split up and come to an end …
Serving Divorce Forms
I'm in the middle of trying to get my forms filled out to file for a divorce. However I do not know the location of my spouse anymore as we have not been …
Divorcing someone incarcerated
I'm married to a man who is in prison for the next 10 years of his life. We're over with -- I can't be with someone in prison. I want to get a divorce …
Divorce with missing person
I want a divorce now! My future ex wife is just gone. I do not have a clue where she is and its been like that for over a month. It is over between us. …
My wife is pregnant and I want a divorce
I guess that sounds bad at first, but she's not pregnant with my child. See, that's why I want a divorce. The forms I have say, already printed on them …
Divorce - leaving the state
Can my wife leave the state with my kids? We're not divorced, at least not yet. Can she just pick up and leave the state??? She says she can take her kids …
How do I file an Indigent Divorce?
I'm living in Broward county Florida right now and I need to get a divorce involving three children. My wife and I can't come to agreements on anything …
divorce was final without my lawyer letting me see judgement
what can i do about it? child support, name change,imcome tax ect...
List of documents needed for divorce
Where can I download family law legal forms for Florida? Where can I find a list of legal documents needed for a divorce with children in Florida?
Can't afford the filing fee!
What is the name of the form for the application to help with the filing fee in Escambia County, FL? Does it reduce the cost or waive it? I want a divorce, …
I want a divorce, but I don't know where my ex is.
I've been separated from my husband for almost one year and I haven't heard from him since he moved out. I think he is living in Louisiana, I'd like to …
Serving divorce papers
I only have a cell phone number and a PO Box for my (hopefully soon to be ex). He will not give me a real address to serve him divorce papers, I have asked. …
Choosing which divorce form/ process?
Should I file for Simplified divorce or General divorce when the only children are involved are mine from a previous marriage, and we have none together? …
When is a Florida divorce judgment final?
I'm trying to find out if the final hearing date is when the judge signs the divorce decree. I want to remarry real soon after the divorce -- I've been …
Where the repondent files?
I filed for a divorce in Broward County. I had my spouse served who lives in Pinellas. Where does she need to file her part of the paperwork Pinellas or …
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