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Why Retain an Attorney For My Divorce

Important reasons why you should consider retaining an attorney for your divorce. 1. A divorce action can be an extremely emotional process, and for many having an attorney to handle the core process can alleviate undue stress and negative interaction between the parties directly. 2. Experienced divorce attorneys already know about the impact a divorce will have on your children, assets, debts and income. You will need help navigating this complex process to achieve the best outcome for all involved. 3. During this process you will have some prerequisites and requirements with the family court, such as filing requests for the proper relief...

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Everything You Need to Know About Divorce in Florida

Everything You Need to Know About Divorce in Florida | Divorce Attorneys in Saint Petersburg Florida

In the state of Florida, divorce is referred to as dissolution of marriage. There are some general requirements to be eligible. Firstly, one member of marriage must be a resident of Florida for at least six months before filing. Once you are ready to file, you must fill out a ‘Petition for Dissolution of Marriage’ at your circuit court. This must be located in the county where the person filing lives. Upon filing this form, the other spouse must be made aware of the petition. They will have 20 days to file an answer to the petition (unless this delay...

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How To Have A Healthy Divorce

How To Have A Healthy Divorce | Freeman, Goldis, & Cash, P.A.

When you decide that it's time for a divorce, you may have confusing feelings. Ultimately, everyone would like to have a healthy divorce, but how is it possible? A healthy divorce requires you to be proactive, positive, and mindful. Follow the steps in this guide, courtesy of St. Petersburg FL divorce lawyers Freeman, Goldis, & Cash, P.A. Steps To A Healthy Divorce There are several things you can do to have a healthy divorce. Speaking with a counselor can help boost your attitude about the divorce. Discussing the situation with family can give you a support system. And putting yourself in your...

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Answers to Common Questions About Divorce

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How long does it take to get a divorce? The quick answer to this question is that it depends. When both partners mutually agree on everything: it will typically take 3-4 months. However, if there are disputes over any terms of the divorce, it is now a bit trickier. This can be anything from finances to child custody. But any time there is a disagreement on the terms of the divorce, the process will take longer. The average time frame for a contested divorce is 9 months to 3 years.   How does the process work if both partners don’t want a divorce? When...

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the firm here at Freeman, Goldis & Cash, P.A. still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.