Once you have decided to file for divorce, it is best to contact an experienced and licensed divorce attorney that is familiar with the laws of Florida Statute Title VI Chapter 61 to represent you. At Fulmer & Fulmer, PA you don’t have to worry about spending a lot of cash up front. We offer no obligation case reviews for all clients that are looking into how to divorce.
First, you will need to complete the necessary forms to file for “dissolution of marriage” in the State of Florida. Ensure that you are filing within the correct circuit based on the county where you reside. Additionally, you will have to include all of the issues that you want the court to consider within your petition. This includes division of assets and debts, child custody, child support, and spousal support payments. All of the necessary forms with regards to your case will have to be signed and notarized prior to submission.
Next, you will have to serve your spouse with a copy of the forms you submitted to the clerk of court. There are several ways to go about serving your spouse with divorce papers, and your lawyer can help decide which route is best based on your individual circumstances.
Last, you will have to complete a financial affidavit documenting any and all information about your finances including:
- bank statements
- credit card statements
- tax returns
- personal financial statements (retirement plans, stocks/bonds, etc)
- any other financial information/documentation that you want the court to consider in your divorce case.
It is highly recommended that you involve an experienced family law attorney. Filing for divorce can be difficult and full of emotions. Rest assured that the father-son team at Fulmer & Fulmer, PA will accurately complete and file all necessary documents and stand behind your best interests. Schedule your consultation now!