Can you get a divorce in Florida without a lawyer?

Can you get a divorce in Florida without a lawyer?

You are not required to have a lawyer to get a divorce in Florida. However, if you have questions about your case, or you and your spouse do not agree on the divorce, then you need to talk to a lawyer. The court is not allowed to answer questions about your case or to give advice about your rights.

Is Florida a mother or father state?

In the case of unwed parents, Florida law designates the mother as the natural custodian of a minor child. The mother therefore has sole legal rights over the child until paternity is established. As a single mother, you have the right to establish paternity on behalf of the child.

Can a man get alimony in Florida?

Men can seek alimony in Florida. The court will consider whether the party needs alimony and if the other party has the ability to pay the alimony.

How do I get my husband to leave my marital home?

Both parties have a right to stay in the home. No one can force you to leave your residence without a court order unless there is domestic violence. In order to get such a court order in a divorce, a temporary orders hearing must be held.