Articles Tagged with Divorce

Florida Courts are required to recognize judgments of all kinds from other U.S. states, including divorce judgments. In fact, there is a provision in the United States Constitution called the Full Faith and Credit Clause which requires this. But what about judgments, particularly divorce judgments, that come from foreign countries? There is a legal principle […]

The Florida divorce courts have strict limitations on who can file for divorce in Florida. Florida law requires that before a court has “subject matter jurisdiction,” a potential filer must have resided in the State of Florida for six months prior to the filing. One rationale behind this rule is obviously to discourage “divorce tourism.” […]