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Fault in Florida divorce

By Paul E. Riffel |

In Florida, courts generally do not consider fault in divorce. It’s been a no-fault sate for the past 40 years, so allegations of adultery and abuse are unnecessary. However, there is an exception for fault: if the fault has financial impact upon the parties. In other words, if a party has improperly disposed of… Read More »

Fault in Florida divorce

By Paul E. Riffel |

In Florida, courts generally do not consider fault in divorce. It’s been a no-fault sate for the past 40 years, so allegations of adultery and abuse are unnecessary. However, there is an exception for fault: if the fault has financial impact upon the parties. In other words, if a party has improperly disposed of… Read More »

Grounds for divorce in Florida

By Paul E. Riffel |

Florida only recognizes two reasons for divorce. The most common reason is that the marriage is “irretrievably broken.” The only other reason is that the spouse has been legally incapacitated for at least three years. This legal incapacity must be court-ordered from the Guardianship Court. The concept behind these two grounds for divorce is… Read More »

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