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Grounds for Florida Divorce

In Florida, divorce courts accept no fault ground for divorce. In no fault divorce, either spouse may file for divorce without stating one party was at fault or showing cause for the dissolution of the marriage. A divorce will be granted if one of the following situations happened:

  • Irretrievable breakdown in the marriage
  • Mental incapacity of one spouse

Before filing for divorce, you will need to meet the Florida residency requirement. There may be a period of time during which you and your spouse will need to live separately to show the Florida divorce court that reconciliation isn't possible. Divorce laws may enforce other Florida divorce waiting periods during the divorce process.

To learn more about the Florida divorce laws and state requirements, speak to a local Florida divorce lawyer. Call 877-349-1310 of fill out a Florida divorce case review to find a Florida divorce attorney in your area. Get more information on the Florida divorce process to protect your rights and interests during divorce.

The above synopsis of Florida divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Florida divorce attorney in your area.

Florida divorce laws were last updated April 2009.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.