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Going through a divorce is very tough, and handling court issues as you are also trying to handle Person meeting with hands doldedemotions, family, and more can be overwhelming. That is why choosing the right attorney is so vital.

You need a Pasco County divorce lawyer who can guide you with kindness and compassion. You need a reminder that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

What to know about the divorce process in Florida:

If you and your spouse agree on all the critical issues, an uncontested divorce may help you get through the process quickly. Without disagreements, it is possible neither of you would need to even appear in court. However, if there are disagreements, it is even more important that you have a skilled New Port Richey divorce attorney in your corner.

Handling a divorce is something that you should not do alone. Let us help.
Contact us at (727) 312-1112 or online today.

Does It Matter Who Files for Divorce First in Florida?

Florida is a No-Fault Divorce state, which means that when you receive divorce papers, they do not assign a legal advantage or disadvantage to either side, whether you filed first or not.

Some Tips to Consider Before Filing for Divorce

Several mistakes occur frequently, which can damage the divorce and its outcome. If you avoid these common errors, your odds of getting a good outcome from your divorce will increase.

  • Make a plan. Meeting with an attorney and a financial planner and gathering the necessary paperwork you may need can increase your odds of success. Once he finds out a divorce is on the horizon, you may find yourself locked out of accounts and unable to obtain the necessary documentation.
  • Consider your finances. You will need money to pay for an attorney and rearrange your life pre- and post-divorce. You may need somewhere else to stay or extra help with childcare. Start planning now. You may need to cut back on your expenses, pick up an extra job, or start selling things. Take those steps right away.
  • Avoid speaking poorly about your ex. Do not send nasty emails or texts to your ex or talk badly about him or her online. While it feels great at the moment, it’s very likely your words will come back to haunt you later. Do not click send and then regret what you wrote a moment later.
  • Don't settle just to end the divorce quickly. You should also not settle your case quickly with a result you don’t like to put it behind you, with the plan of returning later and changing it. It is hard to change a divorce settlement after the fact. Try to get what you can live with now.

Do Both Parties Have to Agree to a Divorce in Florida?

In Florida, only one spouse has to want a divorce for a request to be granted, but it does create a few difficulties. If you find yourself in this situation, here are the steps you and your New Port Richey divorce lawyer will go through to complete the divorce process.

Why You Need a Lawyer for Divorce

Hiring an attorney for divorce comes with many benefits, especially one with experience and compassion. It is a myth that retaining legal representation will cause your case to drag on and become more costly.

Our lawyer puts your best interests first and will work with you to ensure your case is timely and cost-effective.

Here are several other reasons that you should consider hiring an attorney:

  • Consistent and knowledgeable communication
  • Representation that best fits your personal needs and interests
  • Identify potential hidden assets that your spouse may be hiding
  • We take care of excess documents and court paperwork to save you time and energy

Divorce can cause stress and difficulty in your personal life, let us take the reins and fight for you.

In a divorce, emotions run high and there is a lot at stake. Your financial future, as well as your home and children, are all part of the negotiation. It is essential to have an attorney that you trust who understands what you are going through.

We know you need legal and personal support at Dale L. Bernstein, Chartered Law Office. We will be there to answer your questions every step of the way and to remind you that the process will end eventually. You will understand everything that is happening and what it means for your future.

Our divorce lawyer can help you with any of the following types of divorce:

We will also fight for your rights and work to ensure that you get a fair and equitable divorce resolution. It will take time, but we will walk with you each step of the way. With nearly 40 years of experience, Dale L. Bernstein knows what to expect and how to get you through it.

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