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Divorce Attorneys in Lehigh Acres
Helping You Dissolve Your Marriage
Making the decision to end your marriage can be difficult and the process itself is often fraught with emotional challenges. Having a knowledgeable and experienced divorce attorney on your side can help ensure the process goes more smoothly and that your interests are protected. At Powell, Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A. in Lehigh Acres, our divorce team is backed by more than seven decades of combined experience. We understand the toll this process can take on a person, which is why we are committed to providing caring and skilled counsel.
Reach out to our law office today at (239) 970-6844 to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys Se habla español.
Getting Divorced in Florida
When filing for divorce in Florida, spouses do not need to prove who is at fault for the divorce. It is a no-fault divorce state and all you need to state is simply that the marriage is “irretrievably broken” and that there is no chance you will be able to reconcile. The only other ground for divorce is if a spouse is mentally incapacitated for at least three years.
The Difference Between a Contested and Uncontested Divorce
There are generally two types of divorce – contested and uncontested. If you and your spouse agree to the terms of the divorce, including child custody and property division, this is known as an uncontested divorce. On the other hand, if you disagree on even one of these key issues, you will have a contested divorce and the process will likely take more time to resolve, unless you choose some form of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation.
Key Legal Issues in a Divorce
During your divorce, there are a variety of decisions that must be made for the process to be finalized.
Here are some of the key issues our legal team can assist you with:
- Spousal support
- Child custody and visitation
- Child support
- Property division
If you have a substantial amount of assets or your custody case is particularly contentious, resolving these matters may be especially time-consuming.
Speak to an Experienced Divorce Attorney in Lehigh Acres Today!
If you are planning to file for divorce, do not hesitate to hire skilled legal counsel to assist you in navigating your case. At Powell, Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A. Lehigh Acres, our experienced divorce attorneys are committed to guiding clients through some of the most sensitive legal matters.
Reach out to our law firm today at (239) 970-6844 to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys to discuss the details of your case and learn more about what we can do to assist you.
As Your Advocates, we ensure that we are actively involved in communicating with you from start to finish. This communication allows us to come up with a customized solution that best fits your goals.
Dedicated & Caring Service
At Your Advocates, you will never be treated as just a number. Whether your case is monetarily small or large - you will receive the customized and personalized attention that you deserve.
Our attorneys understand the emotional turmoil that an injury matter can have on someone. For this reason, we make ourselves available when you need us most.
Over 70 Years of Combined Legal Experience
For more than 70 years, we have been providing our clients with trustworthy and knowledgeable legal counsel for a wide variety of legal matters.