How long does a divorce by publication takes in Florida?
A divorce by publication in Florida takes approximately 3-4 months. How long the divorce takes will depend mostly on how quickly a final court hearing can be obtained.
How much does a divorce by publication costs in Florida?
It depends. Like any legal matter, an attorney will cost more but he/she will be responsible for the process. A legal document preparer may be able to help you with a lot of the divorce by publication process while keeping the cost down.
Also known as a divorce by publication, this type of divorce takes time and when done correctly take a short court hearing to be signed by the judge. If your gay or lesbian spouse is missing, and you have no idea where to find him/her, you can get divorced by posting a publication in a local newspaper.
Before you can start with publication or posting, you got to make a diligent effort to locate your missing spouse before asking a court to grant a default divorce.
The court will grant an order for a divorce by publication only if other methods of service are not possible, and enough attempts have been made to locate your missing spouse.
In order to get the court to grant your divorce paperwork by publication granted, you need to do the following:
Once you have done your diligent search then you can submit the divorce by publication paperwork.