Orlando, FL asked in Divorce for Florida

Q: Hi, I live in a very stressful home, I want to divorce and wanted to know the steps that I have to take.

Married for 10 years, no children, we own 2 houses together. If he wants to stay in the house, what should be the process please.

Thank you

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Opal Phiona Lee
Opal Phiona Lee
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  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Your first step should be to schedule a consult with one of us divorce attorneys. You mentioned there are 2 houses and it appears you are both still living in 1 - you didn’t say who is living in the other. Tou also mentioned that he want to stay in the house - you didn’t say if you object? The status of the homes plus you and your spouse’s incomes are relevant factors that should be discussed with your attorney who will then strategize the best course in dissolving your marriage.

Opal Phiona Lee
Opal Phiona Lee
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Your first step should be to schedule a consult with one of us divorce attorneys. You mentioned there are 2 houses and it appears you are both still living in 1 - you didn’t say who is living in the other. You also mentioned that he want to stay in the house - you didn’t say if you object? The status of the homes plus you and your spouse’s incomes are relevant factors that should be discussed with your attorney who will then strategize the best course in dissolving your marriage.

Michael Ferrin
Michael Ferrin
Answered
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: First you need to determine what form of divorce you want to file. You can either move forward with a divorce by mutual agreement which is referred to as an uncontested divorce, or you can move forward with a contested divorce if there is no mutual agreement. Once you determine what type of divorce you want to move forward with the process is very different for each case. Contact our office and schedule a free consultation to discuss your options.

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