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Dissolution of Marriage                            

Florida Statutes, Chapter 61                  Filing Fee $408.00, with Summons $418.00  

At least one of the parties filing for divorce in Florida must have been a resident for at lease 6 months immediately prior to the date of filing.

You must anticipate a minimum of 90 days for uncontested divorce and longer for contested.

Simplified Divorce Packet

  • Used when there are no Minor Children and the Wife is not pregnant
  • Both Parties have agreed on how you will divide your assets and debts
  • Neither Party is seeking alimony
  • Both Parties are willing to give up their rights to a trial and appeal
  • Both Parties are willing to sign the petition at the time of filing
  • Both Parties must be present at the final hearing

Divorce With Children Packet

This Packet is Designed to be used when there ARE Dependent or Minor Children Born of the Marriage; or the Wife is Pregnant.

Divorce Without Children Packet

This Packet is designed to be used when there are NO Dependent or Minor Children Born of the Marriage and the Wife IS NOT Pregnant.

Modification of Support Packet

This packet is used when you are asking the court to change current court ordered child support. Filing Fee is $50.00, $60.00 with summons.

Modification of Parental Responsibility

This packet is used to request the change of an existing court order or final judgment regarding residential designation, time sharing and other relief.  Filing fee is $50.00, with summons $60.00.

Petition to Permit Relocation Packet

Used to request Order from the Court to move more than fifty (50) miles. Filing fee is $50.00, with summons $60.00.

Motion for Contempt Packet

Used to request the Court to enforce an existing order.  There is no filing fee for enforcement.