Florida Online Divorce
How to File Your Own Divorce in Florida
Outlined below is some background information you should know about filing for a divorce in Florida. Once you become acquainted with this information, you can take our quiz to see if you qualify for the Florida online divorce.

Using our online divorce is a quick and easy way to get all the completed documents you need in order to file for your own, uncontested divorce, while avoiding having to pay exorbitant attorney fees.

Residency Requirements

Every state has a set of residency requirements that must be met by the filing spouse in order for the court to have jurisdiction over the divorce proceedings. If you don't meet the residency requirements of the state you're trying to file in, the case may get dismissed by the court. The residency requirements in Florida are as follows:

  • One of the parties to the marriage must reside 6 months in the state before the filing of the petition
  • The dissolution of marriage can be filed in the county in which either or both spouses reside

  • (Florida Statutes - Chapters: 61.021)

Grounds for Divorce

There are also grounds each state will allow you to file under when filing for a divorce. The ground for divorce is the reason that you and your spouse are filing for a divorce. The following are the grounds for divorce in Florida:

  • The marriage is irretrievably broken
  • Mental incapacity of one of the parties

  • (Florida Statutes - Chapters: 61.052)

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