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If you and your spouse have reached an agreement on your divorce, you are eligible for a Tampa Flat Fee Divorce. This means that the cost of your divorce will be a fixed amount. Reaching an agreement and good communication can make the process of a divorce less painful and less costly. Divorce proceedings, even uncontested divorce, can become complicated. Contact our office toll free at (888) 384-2872 to discuss your specific case in a confidential setting.
Uncontested divorce attorney Christophe Fiori represents men and women going through a divorce and who have amicably resolved all the issues of their divorce on a flat fee for legal services. Generally this type of divorce is known as an uncontested divorce. One of the benefits of an uncontested divorce is that legal fees are generally low, and often times a flat fee for legal services.
Your divorce proceeding is uncontested if you and your spouse agree on all aspects of your divorce. This means that your spouse answers stating that he or she does not contest any allegations in the divorce petition. Or if after petition and answer, you and your spouse come to an amicable resolution to all issues.
Once you and your spouse reach an agreement on all issues of your divorce, it will be necessary to prepare a written Settlement Agreement, which is signed by both parties, and which defines the terms of the agreement. This agreement is then submitted to the court for approval at a final hearing. Only the petitioner needs to be present at the final hearing, at which time the court will generally enter a final judgment approving the agreement and dissolving the marriage.
Of all types of divorce, this is also the least costly. To move forward with an uncontested divorce, both you and your spouse must work everything out beforehand and have reached an agreement on settlement terms. This includes all aspects of your divorce (child custody, child support, alimony, and property division). Once you have come to an agreement on these issues, I can assist you with preparation of all uncontested court filings, and I can attend the final hearing with you.While you will work out most of the divorce arrangements before coming to our offices, I will ensure that your paperwork is completed and filed correctly, and he will be available for legal advice or to answer any questions you may have.
Florida family law makes it possible to obtain a final judgment of divorce in about 30 days of serving your spouse. Obtaining a final judgment of divorce in about 30 days depends on several factors which you should discuss with your family attorney.
Generally, evidence that the marriage is 'irretrievably broken', and that one or both of you has been a resident of Florida prior to the filing of a divorce. In most cases, the filing party will testify that the marriage is broken and cannot be put back together. proof of Florida residency can usually be proven by producing a Florida Driver License.
Florida family law does not require a proof of fault to obtain a divorce. Florida is a no-fault state, meaning that a divorce will be granted with proof of residency and testimony that the marriage is broken.
Both parties must agree to cooperate and sign all necessary documents, and agree that they do not need to provide each other with any financial information other than that which is included in the Family Law Financial Affidavit.
The party filing the action must attend a short final hearing in court.
Marital Assets and Liabilities
You and your spouse agree on terms and conditions for the distribution of assets and liabilities. (includes but not limited to: marital home, auto loans, credit card bills, utilities bills, retirements, business).
You and your spouse agree on whether whether a spouse will receive alimony, how much and for how long.
In divorce involving minor children, family courts are required to establish a time-sharing schedule and parental responsibility before entering a final judgment. Your divorce proceeding is uncontested if you and your spouse agree on a specific visitation schedule, including You and your spouse should discuss all aspects of child rearing and A time-sharing schedule and parental responsibility.
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