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Winter Park Emergency Divorce Attorney

Deciding that you need a divorce can take years or months. The divorce process generally takes many months longer. The typical divorce takes between six and 12 months. For some, it is simply not safe for them or their child to remain in the same household as the other spouse, and an emergency divorce may be necessary. Whether the reason for the emergency is due to domestic violence, child abuse, or financial abuse, a Winter Park emergency divorce attorney with The Troum Law Firm, P.A. can help you petition the court for emergency relief from the court.

Emergency Divorce for Domestic Violence

The only requirement for divorce in Florida is to prove that the marriage is “irretrievably broken,” according to the Florida Bar. Domestic violence is quite possibly the most obvious example of a broken marriage, but that does not mean that the court will automatically speed things up for the victim. The first step is to hire an attorney, and then quickly petition the civil court for an injunction, commonly referred to as a restraining order. Domestic violence is the most common type of violent crime—in fact, intimate partner violence accounts for 15 percent of all violent crime, according to the National Council Against Domestic Violence. Domestic violence comes in the form of any of the following, when the perpetrator and victim are members of the same household:

  • Assault;
  • Aggravated assault;
  • Battery;
  • Aggravated battery;
  • Sexual assault;
  • Sexual battery;
  • Stalking;
  • Aggravated stalking;
  • Kidnapping;
  • False imprisonment; or
  • Any other type of criminal offense that causes physical injury or death.

Emergency Relief for Other Cases

Domestic violence is not the only reason why a spouse may require an emergency divorce. If your marriage has any of the following elements, you may be granted an emergency divorce from the court to quickly end the marriage for your or your child’s physical or financial well-being:

  • Parental kidnapping—one parent takes or threatens to take the child out of the state without the consent or knowledge of the other parent;
  • The other parent is abusing your child;
  • Financial abuse—the other spouse has been single-handedly controlling the assets of the marriage without allowing you to have control of your own finances. One cannot make all the decision about the assets without the consent or knowledge of the other, particularly when the assets are used for non-marital reasons.
  • The other spouse has already or is about to sell, transfer, or hide the assets of the marriage. Marital assets are the property of both spouses.

A Winter Park Emergency Divorce Attorney Can Answer Your Questions Today

Divorce is a stressful, highly emotional process. In cases of emergency divorce, the emotions and anxiety are doubled or tripled. An attorney can help you make the right decisions and fight for child custody and fair division of assets while quickly dissolving the marriage for your physical, psychological, and financial well-being, in addition to your child’s safety. Call the Winter Park emergency divorce lawyer at The Troum Law Firm, P.A. at 321-428-2247 to schedule a consultation today.

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