How long does a no contest divorce take in Florida?
The short answer to the question of how long your Florida divorce will take is that an uncontested Florida divorce generally takes about 3 months while the “average” contested Florida divorce generally takes about a year, but can take as long as two years, or, in extreme circumstances even longer.
Do both parties have to appear in court for divorce in Florida?
Spouses are responsible, however, for filing all necessary documents correctly, and both parties are required to appear before a judge together when the final dissolution is granted.
How do I file a simplified dissolution of marriage in Florida?
You may document your agreement by signing a Marital Settlement Agreement, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Form 12.902(f)(3) and filing it with the clerk of the circuit court or you may agree that all of your assets (what you own) and liabilities (what you owe) have been disposed of by oral agreement.