If a couple decides to end their marriage the ultimate goal is for a Court to enter a Final Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage. This is the document that legally ends a marriage. In Florida, attorneys use the term “dissolution of marriage” when they refer to divorce proceedings.
There are many paths a couple can take to dissolve a marriage:
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No matter what path is taken, it is always best to consult with an experienced family law attorney prior to signing any document or filing same with a Court. Our divorce attorney, Adam Bragg, believes strongly in alternative dispute resolution particularly in cases dealing with families; however, he also routinely sees parties who try to resolve their cases without competent legal counsel miss vital issues that cause problems co-parenting later, parties agreeing to much less than their legal entitlement, and maybe most important, make decisions without knowing that there are better options for the family.
Simply consulting an attorney does not mean that parties have to go to war. Consult a knowledge family law attorney who can provide you various options or strategies to take before deciding what is right for your family. Ending a marriage is always a stressful and emotional time – this is when you need strong representation that is compassionate but also objective to help you through your transition.
With over 20 years of combined experience in family law, we know how to navigate the system to fight for what’s right. Let us fight for you.