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William Steven Foley

Tampa Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 7
  1. My husband left the state with his girlfriend 2 mo. ago, how do I file a divorce

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Jennifer Ann Jacobs
    2. William Steven Foley
    3. Allison A Belcher
    3 lawyer answers

    If you can speak to an attorney about this issue it may be helpful for you. You might even try to contact Legal Aid: Bay Area Legal Services: Dade City: 37718 Meridian Ave.: Dade City, FL 33525-3715: Telephone 352-567-9044, to see if they would be able to represent you for your case. You would have to call them and speak to them about this as they determine who they will represent. I see that you live in Dade City, Florida in Pasco County. You may want to take a look at the website for the...

  2. Who stays and who vacates the marital home?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. William Steven Foley
    1 lawyer answer

    You should speak to an attorney about this issue. You described the home as the "marital home" so I will assume that this is the home purchased by the two and you and lived in during the marriage. The Court can hear motions regarding exclusive use and posession of the marital home in certain circumstances, but again it will be based on specific factors of your case and the prevailing law in your jurisdiction on the issue. In Hillsborough County, where I practice, there are temporary...

  3. Where do I go to get divorce papers started?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Pamela S. Wynn
    2. William Steven Foley
    3. Lucreita D. Becude
    3 lawyer answers

    I do not practice in Duval County, but you can go to the court's website to obtain the information on how to obtain forms you will need for your divorce. It is the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court's website and there is also information with regard to free legal clinics and the Florida Courts website (as mentioned previously) where you can download a number of forms to assist you. You may also wish to speak with legal aid in your area to see if you qualify, or speak to an attorney around you...

  4. What a standard hrly rate for a not so complicated divorce case?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Lori I Barkus
    2. William Steven Foley
    2 lawyer answers

    Each lawyer is different in what their hourly rate is. Their hourly rate is usually commensurate with their experience and their familiarity with each specific area of law. If you are asking how much the entire amount for the case is, that is different than the hourly rate. Most divorce attorneys will quote a retainer amount and bill their hourly rate against the retainer, as every case is different. There are some attorneys that charge a flat fee and some that use a value billing structure....