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Research indicates that approximately half of all marriages in the United States now end in divorce. Although the experience of divorcing your spouse may not be an easy one, in the long run, it may be for the best of all involved if your marriage is not salvageable.
Just remember that the outcome of your divorce can have various long-term impacts on your life. At The Law Office of Gustavo E. Frances, P.A., a Fort Lauderdale dissolution of marriage attorney is prepared to help you navigate these circumstances and protect your rights.


Many people considering ending their marriages find it difficult to understand key terminology. This is partially because the meaning of certain terms can vary from one state to another.
For example, you might understandably assume that a dissolution of marriage in Florida is different from a divorce. This is not the case. Dissolution of marriage and divorce are the same.


A dissolution of marriage in Fort Lauderdale may come in one of two forms. They are:

Simplified dissolution of marriage

It is not uncommon for two spouses divorcing one another to find it very difficult to collaborate and coordinate throughout the divorce process. This is natural.
However, this is not the universal experience of all people getting a divorce. There are instances when spouses are able to get along with each other well enough to work together each step of the way.
This scenario is often referred to as a simplified dissolution of marriage in Florida. It derives its name from the fact that such a divorce usually is resolved more quickly and easily than other divorces may be resolved.
That said, even if two spouses find it relatively unchallenging to get along with one another as they divorce each other, they still typically benefit from working with qualified dissolution of marriage attorneys. It is admirable and fortunate that two spouses getting a divorce have managed to do so in a reasonably civil manner. A lawyer can help maintain this degree of civility to prevent a smooth divorce process from becoming unreasonably complicated
Additionally, not all married couples are eligible for a simplified dissolution of marriage in Florida. You must consult with a Fort Lauderdale dissolution of marriage attorney to learn more about your options.

Regular dissolution of marriage

Although some spouses are able to work through the divorce process with minimal dispute, it’s more common for spouses to disagree on various matters when divorcing one another. This is why a divorce involving such arguments and impasses is sometimes called a regular dissolution of marriage.
Examples of issues to spouses might disagree upon include (but are not limited to) the following:

Those are just some of the factors that can complicate a divorce. While attempting to resolve disagreements pertaining to these issues may seem overwhelming, the experience does not necessarily need to be as stressful as you might expect. With the help of a qualified Fort Lauderdale dissolution of marriage attorney, you can optimize your chances of resolving your divorce in a manner that is fair and appropriate.


You need to ensure your rights are protected when divorcing your spouse. The best way to do so is to hire an experienced and dedicated Fort Lauderdale dissolution of marriage attorney. That is exactly what you will find at The Law Office of Gustavo E. Frances, P.A. Learn more about what we can do for you by contacting us online to schedule a consultation.

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