Broward County, Florida Divorce
Divorce law and litigation can be fairly complex when any of the following are involved:
- Prenuptial agreements
- Marital agreements
- Custody of children
- Division of property
- Child support
- Florida Statute Related to Domestic Relations - CH.741-753 - Title XLIII
- Florida Family Law Rules - Family Law Rules of Civil Procedure
- Broward County Marriage License Search - Find License
- Broward County Family Law and Divorce - Court and Forms
- Broward County Simplified Divorce
- Broward County Name Changes
- Petition For Dissolution Of Marriage With Minor Children - Free Form
- Answer to Petition for Dissolution of Marriage With Minor Children - Free Form
- Petition For Dissolution Of Marriage With Property But No Minor Children - Free Form
“Fault” and “No Fault” states
Property division after a divorce
- The contribution to the marriage by each spouse, including contributions to the care and education of the children and services as a homemaker.
- The economic circumstances of both spouses.
- The duration of the marriage.
- Any interruption of personal careers or educational opportunities of either party.
- The contribution of one spouse to the personal career or educational opportunity of the other spouse.
- The desirability of retaining any asset, including an interest in a business, corporation, or professional practice, free from any claim or interference by the other party.
- The contribution of each spouse to the acquisition, enhancement, and production of income or the improvement of, or the incurring of liabilities to, both the marital assets and the nonmarital assets of the parties.
- The desirability of retaining the marital home as a residence for any dependent child of the marriage. In making this determination, the court shall first determine if it would be in the best interest of the dependent child to remain in the marital home; and, if not, whether other equities would be served by giving any other party exclusive use and possession of the marital home.
- The intentional depletion or destruction of marital assets after the filing of the petition or within 2 years prior to the filing of the petition.
- Any other factors necessary for an equitable division of property.