In my Florida divorce case, what happens after the filing of the complaint and the answer?

There are a number of things that happen after the filing of the divorce petition for dissolution of marriage. For one thing, there's a standing family law order that is automatically entered that provides that neither party may sell or conceal assets. Neither party can permanently remove the children from the state of Florida. Also, within 45 days of service mandatory disclosure of financial documents has to be exchanged. Your family law attorney will explain to you the other requirements that are time sensitive after the divorce action is filed.

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Carolyn S. Zisser

Highly regarded in marital and family law, Carolyn S. Zisser is a well-respected lecturer and author on family law subjects for the American Bar Association, Florida Bar, Jacksonville Bar Association and private legal seminar companies.