Under certain circumstances, spouses may jointly file for divorce and schedule their case for a final hearing within thirty days or less. Pursuant to Florida Family Law Rule of Procedure 12.105, this is known as a simplified dissolution of marriage.
Eligibility for a Simplified Dissolution of Marriage
To be eligible for a simplified dissolution of marriage in Florida, the following must be true:
- The parties have no minor or dependent children;
- The wife is not pregnant;