Q: Do we need to live separately before filing for divorce in Florida
A: No. Florida does not require a separation period before filing for divorce.
A: As Florida is a no-fault divorce state, there is no need to separate prior to filing for dissolution of marriage. Good luck!
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A: No. You do not need to live separately before filing for divorce in Florida. You also do not need to live separately during the divorce if you can safely live together. One of you has to be a resident of Florida for 6 months and the marriage is "irretrievably broken" which means there is no need to prove anyone is at fault; it means you no longer want to be married and there is no possibility or reconciling.
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