Every state has different requirements in terms of how to complete a divorce, but all require a judge to review and approve the divorce settlement or, if the spouses can't agree to a settlement, decide how property will be divided and how parenting time will be shared.
Getting divorced in Florida is challenging in many ways, not the least of which is trying to find your way around the legal process. These articles, FAQs, and resources will guide you.
If you're going through a divorce, you have to make decisions about how to divide the property and the debts.
For divorcing parents in Florida, issues of custody are front and center.
Alimony, spousal support, and maintenance are all words for the same thing: one spouse paying support to the other after a divorce. It's designed to help a lower-earning spouse--or a spouse who's been out of the workforce entirely while raising children or taking care of the household--to get through the divorce process and transition into being self-supporting.
In general, the primary factors a Florida court will consider are how much each parent earns and how much time each parent spends with the children.
Florida Family Law Information