Morganton, NC asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Florida

Q: I moved out of Florida before my wife filed for divorce. Do I need a lawyer who is certified in both FL and NC?

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
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  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No, assuming that she filed in Florida, you need an attorney licensed to practice in Florida.

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B. Elaine Jones
B. Elaine Jones
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A: No, you don't need a lawyer in both Florida and North Carolina. You only need one lawyer in Florida preferably in the county where the divorce is filed. They can work with you remotely, which is what most of us are doing right now with COVID-19 going on. You should consult with a family law attorney. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us today and let us know that you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.

Sincerely,

B. Elaine Jones, Esq.

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Michael Ferrin
Michael Ferrin
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: That would depend on how long you have lived in NC and where your wife filed the divorce. I need more information to answer your question. You can contact our office and schedule a free consultation to discuss your options in more detail.

Thank you and we look forward to speaking with you.

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Felicia Allison Bunbury
Felicia Allison Bunbury
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Assuming she filed in Florida you need an Attorney Licensed in Florida only. The only caution I would advise is that you would need to make sure that the Court and spouse have your new address. Otherwise, they would use the old martial home address.

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