Uncontested Divorce Attorney | Types of Divorce
Steven D. Miller, P.A. law firm specializes in the many different types of divorce cases that you might face. Going through a divorce is not an easy process so you should not try to face it alone. Florida divorce attorney Steven Miller will lead you through the most cost efficient and easy to navigate process possible.
Florida Uncontested Divorce
An uncontested divorce is recommended only if you and your spouse ARE IN AGREEMENT on all issues such as:
- Division of Marital Property and Debt
- Child Related issues including custody, parenting plans, visitation, and child support
Contested Divorce in Florida
You and your spouse ARE NOT IN AGREEMENT on one or more issues.
Steven D. Miller, P.A., the Florida uncontested divorce lawyer and family law firm, will represent you in your Florida family law matter to the extent you desire. We will educate you about the issues in your situation, make recommendations and let you know how the process works. From there, it is up to you how to proceed. Make things simple – it’s a smart, smart thing to do!
In an uncontested divorce case, all pertinent issues will be addressed in the marital settlement agreement: equitable distribution of marital property and debt, child support, child custody, alimony and divorce requirements Florida.
A contested Florida divorce will not initially include the marital settlement agreement, but it will be prepared when you reach an agreement with your spouse: usually at the court ordered settlement conference – mediation. As your cheap Florida family law attorney, that is what we do as your divorce lawyer.
Talk to Steven D. Miller, Esq., a Florida divorce lawyers since 1985. It’s FREE and the goal is simple: help you reach an affordable divorce agreement. Whether you are in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Tampa or anywhere else in Florida we can educate you about the issues and options in your particular case. A majority of our clients reach an agreement regarding their Florida divorce with NO lengthy court battles or wasting of time and money. Want to extract a pound of flesh from your spouse – call the competition; they’ll be happy to take your hard earned money.
No agreement? A Florida supreme court certified family law mediator may be able to help. Most are extremely thoughtful and work very hard to help you and your spouse resolve your Florida family law issues. We may even suggest that you and your spouse seek mediation BEFORE filing because the family law judge assigned to your case will order it if the case is filed without a marital settlement agreement. Do all you can to resolve case BEFORE filing petition for dissolution.
Look, some folks rush into divorce quicker than “**it through a duck” so be sure it’s what you want. Do you want professional help to try and save your marriage? Many communities and social and religious organizations offer counseling services or you may wish to consult with your religious adviser. Don’t be hasty; it’s a big decision.
Fair Fee Legal Representation | Florida Divorce Attorney
Florida has abolished fault as a grounds for divorce – Florida is a “no-fault” divorce state. If your marriage is irretrievably broken (i.e., no chance at reconciliation) you will get a Florida divorce. Fault can still be used as grounds for a Florida divorce (there are a handful of grounds recognized by the courts) but we do not recommend going down that road. The “irretrievable breakdown law” lessens the blow to the husband, wife, and their children caused by the process of divorce. Fault may be considered under certain circumstances in the award of alimony, equitable distribution of marital assets and liabilities and determination of custody but depends on very specific facts.
Every Florida divorce is unique and results vary. Although fault is not an issue in granting the dissolution, the division of property and debt, responsibility for support and custody of children may become contested matters.
The Florida divorce process can be highly emotional for all parties and their families. Marriage partners often do not know their legal rights and obligations. Court clerks and judges can answer some of your basic questions but are prohibited from giving legal advice. Only your lawyer is allowed to do that. Statutory requirements and court rules must be strictly followed or you may lose certain rights forever.
Steven D. Miller, P.A., the fair fee divorce and family law firm, will inform, educate and walk you through the entire process whether an uncontested or contested divorce case: “When it’s time to leave . . . Call Steve.” The smart, smart thing to do.