Does It Matter Which Spouse Files For Divorce First?

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However, in a sense, you do get the upper hand if you are the initiator of the divorce. That is because once you have been served with divorce papers, you have only 20 days to answer in your divorce case. Fort Lauderdale divorce attorney at the Law Office of Gustavo E. Frances, P.A, has vast experience in handling divorces and will help you navigate the divorce process and formulate an effective plan to get everything you want from a divorce in a fast-paced manner. You have no time to waste – get a free consultation today.

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Does It Matter Which Spouse Files For Divorce First The Law Office of Gustavo E. Frances P.A.

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Breaking up with someone is one of the most difficult decisions a person can face in their life. In the context of emotional and psychological impact the Petitioner the party who files for divorce has an advantage especially if the other spouse was not aware of the Petitioner’s decision to end marriage. “From a legal standpoint on the other hand it makes little to no difference which spouse files for divorce first” says Fort Lauderdale family law attorney at The Law Office of Gustavo E. Frances P.A.

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Petitioner vs. Respondent: Who has the Legal Advantage

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Petitioner vs. Respondent: Who has the Legal Advantage When a marriage is on the rocks and the two spouses have differences both parties may have thought about filing for divorce at least once. But do you actually get the upper hand over your spouse if you file for divorce first Are there any advantages to being the Petitioner the party who initiates the divorce rather than the Respondent the party who gets served with divorce papers

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However in a sense you do get the upper hand if you are the initiator of the divorce. That is because once you have been served with divorce papers you have only 20 days to answer in your divorce case. That means you have less than three weeks to consult with the best divorce lawyers in Florida and come up with a legal strategy for all of the issues in your case including but not limited to alimony property division child custody and child support among other things. You Do Get the Upper Hand if you File for Divorce First

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Advantages and disadvantages of initiating a divorce The only advantage of being the Respondent in a divorce is that you do not have to pay the filing fee to initiate the case. So apart from the emotional/psychological impact the waiting period to answer in a divorce case and the obligation to pay the fee for submitting divorce paper it makes no difference who initiates the divorce action.

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Fort Lauderdale Divorce Attorney Luckily for you Fort Lauderdale divorce attorney at the Law Office of Gustavo E. Frances P.A has vast experience in handling divorces and will help you navigate the divorce process and formulate an effective plan to get everything you want from a divorce in a fast-paced manner. You have no time to waste – get a free consultation today.

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Gustavo E. Frances is a Fort Lauderdale Divorce Attorney who represents people facing family law matters. He also handles civil legal matters like criminal law disputes and condominium law issues. Gustavo E. Frances

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CONTACT 200 SE 6th St 402 Fort Lauderdale FL 33301 1-866-435-4172 954-297-6546 Office Hours M-F 8.30 - 5.00 Evening Holiday Weekend

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