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Fleming Island Divorce Attorneys

Trustworthy Legal Representation a Call Away – (904) 770-3141

For so many people, the only thing more difficult than deciding to divorce is actually filing for divorce. At Owenby Law, P.A., we hope to give our clients the confidence and insight needed to move through the divorce process without overwhelming concern or added stress.

When you retain our Fleming Island divorce lawyers, you will working closely with a team of legal professionals who genuinely care about you and your future. This means you will be given personalized, customized legal counsel and solutions — never anything cookie-cutter.

We would love to tell you more about your options for divorce. Contact us at (904) 770-3141.

Managing Your Divorce Case from Start to Finish

Struggling to resolve your divorce is only going to make the relationship between yourself and your soon-to-be ex-spouse all the more argumentative than it might be already.

We take the guesswork right out of the equation and guide you towards an amicable solution. If you are not even comfortable working closely with your spouse, then we can even act on your behalf during mediations or litigation.

What Steps Are Involved in a Divorce?

To begin the divorce process in Florida you must first file a petition for dissolution of marriage which will be served to your spouse. Once your spouse receives this document they have 20 days to respond, submitting their requests for child custody, alimony, division of assets, and other desires for the divorce.

Next, there is the period of discovery, where you and your spouse are responsible to disclose all assets and financial paperwork. This period lasts between 45 and 60 days.

At this point, the divorce will proceed to mediation, which allows you and your spouse to resolve your case outside of court with your respective legal counsel and a third-party mediator. If you and your spouse can amicably agree on all aspects of your divorce in mediation, you will only need to attend one hearing to finalize the divorce agreement.

However, if your divorce becomes contested, then your case will proceed to trial where a family court judge will need to determine how assets, custody, alimony, and other elements will be awarded. When children are involved, the State of Florida will conduct a custody evaluation, also referred to as a "social investigation" that can take 3-4 months.

There is no legal mandate to work with a divorce attorney, however, having experienced legal counsel on your side can have a huge impact on the outcome of your case, especially if things become contested.

You Have a Legal Ally in Owenby Law, P.A.

Our clients at Owenby Law, P.A. are delivered excellent legal representation and honest moral support while they go through a family law dispute. We are proud to have become the trusted Fleming Island divorce attorneys for so many people.

Please do not hesitate to call (904) 770-3141 to speak with our legal team and discover just how we can assist you as well. You deserve the best, and we intend to provide exactly that — and more!

Would you like a free initial consultation to learn more? Contact us today.

The Benefits of Hiring Owenby Law, P.A.

  • Free Initial Consultations
  • Successfully Handled Thousands of Cases
  • Backed by Over 18 Years of Experience
  • Personalized, Results-Oriented Representation
  • A Team of Compassionate Advocates On Your Side
  • Flexible Payment Plans Available