Select a category that best describes your current situation and fill out the corresponding "intake form." We will then contact you within 24 - 48 hours to schedule a personal or phone consultation with one of our attorneys.
My Spouse and I have children AND assets/debts in common
There are many aspects that parents must think about as they move forward to lead separate lives. You and your spouse must decide what you wish to do with the home, and how to divide retirement accounts or other assets.
My Spouse and I have NO children and NO assets/debts in common
For many short term marriages or for those where parties have been careful to maintain separate finances and assets, divorce can be quick. If you and your spouse had no children and did not accumulate any marital assets or debt, then your case will be very straight forward and fast. Still, we must be thorough.
My Spouse and I have children and NO assets/debts in common
Where there are no assets in common, you still have to determine how you will share the responsibility of raising your child(ren). In the state of Florida, Child Support is the right of the child. Even if the parents agree, it cannot be waived.
I don't know where my spouse IS or They live in another country
Some people put off the divorce because they think that both spouses have to be present at the final hearing. That is not true. Yes, the process is different and takes a bit longer, but it is certainly possible. It does not matter how long you have been separated or if your spouse is abroad and have lost contact with him/her.
My spouse and I have NO children but have assets/debts in common
You and your spouse must decide what you wish to do with the assets. There is no one way to divide assets. You and your spouse are the experts of your marriage and are in the best position to know what is fair – even if this means the distribution is unequal.
I'm not sure in what category I belong. . .
"My situation is complicated. I do not fall neatly into one of the other categories."
- I think we should seek marriage counseling
- I am uncomfortable taking legal action
- My spouse is not cooperating
- We have immigration issues
- Can I get child support during or prior to getting divorced?
- . . .and many more. . .