Jacksonville Divorce Attorney
Divorce is difficult for everyone involved, but having an experienced and efficient attorney can make the legal aspect of the matter much easier. Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer ,Leanne Perez is a Florida Family Law Lawyer who is capable, professional and ethical. While keeping her clients abreast of their rights and entitlements, she does not waste time in court making expensive motions or unreasonable demands. Quick and fair resolution of her clients' situations is foremost in her mind.
To get a divorce in Florida, you must have one of the following grounds (reasons):
- The marriage is “irretrievably broken” (can not be fixed) or
- One of the parties has been declared mentally incapacitated by a judge at least 3 years before filing for divorce.
The Law Offices of Leanne Perez provides skilled legal services to people involved in both uncontested divorce and contested divorce.
Uncontested Divorce Attorney Jacksonville
An uncontested divorce is one in which your spouse is not going to fight over whether there should be aDivorce or over any other issue that a judge might need to decide, such as Child Custody, Child Support or Spousal Support.
An uncontested divorce in Jacksonville is a process by which your marriage is ended bynegotiationand agreement. In a way, it is an amicable divorce. You and your spouse sit down and decide how your property anddebtswill be divided.
If you have children, you and your spouse also decide on atimesharing schedulethat is best for your children.
Child Supportis determined simply by taking into account the incomes of the parties and other factors and applying them to the Florida Statechild support guidelines
An uncontested divorce is when you and your spouse agree on everything in your case. You have an uncontested case if you:
- Both want a divorce
Agree on how property should be divided up.
- Agree on who should pay which bills owed.
- Agree if support (child and/or spousal) should or should not be paid.
Jacksonville Florida Contested Divorce Lawyer
Many couples going through aDivorceturn to the court to help them secure possession of important property, fairly divide debts, and determine Child Custody, Timesharing, Child Support or Spousal Support payments. When a couple cannot agree on elements of their separation, it is said to be a contested divorce.
Contested divorce can describe a divorce where one party is arguing the other doesn't have grounds for divorce or it can mean that the divorce, itself, is being contested.
A Contested Divorce is when you and your spouse do not agree :
- Does not want a divorce.
- Disagrees about what kind of visitation schedule each parent should have with the children.
- Disagrees about paying child support.
- Disagrees about how property should be split up.
- Disagrees about who should pay certain debts.
- Disagrees about whether spousal support (alimony) should be paid.