Phenix City, AL asked in Divorce and Family Law for Florida

Q: My husband cheated on and we have a child. Just looking for advice on how to go about stuff

We have a mortgage, cars, a boat, joint bank account and an 11 month old child.

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Laura E. Kenney
Laura E. Kenney
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  • Jupiter, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Good question and first let me say I am sorry for what you are going through. Florida is a no fault state when it comes to infidelity and the divorce process but infidelity can become relevant if the unfaithful spouse used marital funds to conduct the affair. Feel free to reach out for a consultation for more detailed information on your circumstances.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang
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  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Do you want to divorce him? You can file petition for dissolution of marriage first, or have him to enter into a settlement agreement. Florida is a no fault state, which means cheating does not count as a reason to divide property unevenly unless the cheating caused the depletion of marital assets. You need an attorney to help you to identify what is marital assets.

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