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If you would like to learn more about Florida divorce laws, you will find more information, links and resources below. The list below is not meant to be all-inclusive. You may also research the Florida Code on your own or simply consult with an attorney specializing in Florida divorce law.

Florida Divorce Resources:

Domestic Violence
This excellent resource includes names and phone numbers for anti-domestic violence assistance programs for every county in Florida, along with some statewide services.

Florida Child Support Services
This state government-run website provides comprehensive information on many different legal issues, including those related to child support calculations, enforcement, and payment information. It is a resource for those seeking to receive child support payments and those seeking to make those payments.

Florida Legal Aid – State Bar
This site provides information on how to get legal assistance as a low income resident of Florida. It is run by the State Bar and thoroughly details the services that legal aid provides, the cost, and the context. It also includes articles, some forms, bilingual language support, and a directory for lawyer assistance and pro bono opportunities. You may also find the same information on this site in the sections below.

Free Advice Divorce Articles:
Common Law Marriages
Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution
The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

Florida Divorce Laws: Click below to find the Florida Divorce laws you’re looking for:
Florida Divorce Law, Lawyers & Attorneys
Florida Divorce & Separation
Florida Divorce & Finances
Florida Divorce & Children

Florida Family Law Statutes:

Florida Legal Separation: Florida Statutes Section 61.052

Florida Divorce:
Grounds/Fault – No-Fault: Florida Statutes Section 61.052
Residency/Where to File: Florida Statutes Sections 61.021, 61.043, 61.19
Divorce Mediation: Florida Statutes Section 61.183
Annulment: Florida Statutes Section X

Florida Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: Florida Statutes Section 61.075
Spousal Support: Florida Statutes Section 61.08

Florida Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: Florida Statutes Sections 61.052 
Child Support: Florida Statutes Section 61.13

Florida Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:
Find an experienced Florida Divorce Attorney at AttorneyPages.com
Find an experienced Florida Child Support / Custody Lawyer at AttorneyPages.com
How a Family Lawyer Can Help

Florida Online Divorce Services:

LegalZoom.com – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce.
CompleteCase.com – Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

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