Simplified divorces are uncontested divorces, but in addition, the couple must also meet certain requirements to qualify for them. And while simplified divorces do exist in Florida, they are rare because it is difficult to meet all of the criteria.
Simplified divorces are quicker than regular divorces because the divorce is uncontested and there may be fewer forms to complete. In order to qualify for a simplified divorce in Florida, several criteria must be met, including:
If couples meet these eligibility requirements, a simplified divorce can save time, money, and undue emotional distress. Given the stringent requirements and the emotional nature of divorce, it’s generally more likely, however, that couples will need to file a regular dissolution of marriage.
At the Vasquez de Lara Law Group, we can help you determine the best way to proceed with your divorce case depending on your circumstances. To schedule a confidential case evaluation and to learn more about your options for a Florida divorce, get in touch with our team.