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Joy Owenby’s Legal Guides

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  • Can an out of state divorce decree be enforced in Florida?

    Yes, an out of state divorce final judgment can be enforced and evenmodified in Florida, but you are required to be a Florida resident.If children arepart of this enforcement/modification, theyneed to be Floridaresidents as well.

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  • Am I considered legally divorced in Florida if my marriage was annulled?

    No, you are not considered legally divorced in Florida if you marriage was annulled. It is as if you marriage never occurred.

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  • What is probate?

    In Florida, if an individual passes away and they own assets (real or personal property, financial accounts, life insurance ...) that are not jointly titled and do not have a beneficiary designated, you must probate these assets. Probate is the process of clearing title to these ...

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  • What steps are involved in the divorce process?

    If you are about to go through a divorce, the first thing you should do is contact an attorney to find out what your rights are and what you are entitled to in the State of Florida. The first document that is filed is called a Petitionfor Dissolution of Marriage which is served o...

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