What are the grounds for divorce in Florida?

WitnessStand2Florida is a no-fault divorce state, which means the court will grant a divorce when the court finds that the marriage is irretrievably broken.  At least one of the spouses must testify about the state of the marriage.  Testimony of either spouse is sufficient proof to establish the requisite grounds.

So, that means if your spouse does not want to get divorced although the marriage is irretrievably broken, you will still be entitled to divorce.  You will just need to proceed with a contested dissolution of marriage by having the other spouse served with divorce papers.  For more information on how to serve your spouse, contact an experienced attorney in your area.


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