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PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE WITH PROPERTY BUT NO DEPENDENT OR MINOR CHILD(REN)- Broward County

 

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 17th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,

IN AND FOR BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA

 

Case No: ________________________

Division: ________________________

 

In re: the Marriage of:

 

_________________________________,

Husband,

and

 

_________________________________,

Wife.

 

PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE WITH PROPERTY
BUT NO DEPENDENT OR MINOR CHILD(REN)

 

                I, {full legal name} ______________________________________________________, the

[Choose one only] (    ) Husband (    ) Wife, being sworn, certify that the following statements are true:

 

1.       JURISDICTION/RESIDENCE

(    ) Husband (    ) Wife (    ) Both has (have) lived in Florida for at least 6 months before the filing of this Petition for Dissolution of Marriage.

 

2.       The husband [Choose one only] (    ) is (    ) is not a member of the military service.

The wife [Choose one only] (    ) is (    ) is not a member of the military service.

 

3.       MARRIAGE HISTORY

Date of marriage: {month, day, year} _________________________

Date of separation: {month, day, year} ________________________ [ ___ Indicate if approximate]

 

4.       THERE ARE NO MINOR (under 18) OR DEPENDENT CHILD(REN) COMMON TO BOTH PARTIES AND THE WIFE IS NOT PREGNANT.

 

5.       A completed Notice of Social Security Number, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(j), is filed with this petition.

 

6.       THIS PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE SHOULD BE GRANTED BECAUSE:

[Choose one only]

a.       ____ The marriage is irretrievably broken.

b.      ____ One of the parties has been adjudged mentally incapacitated for a period of 3 years before the filing of this petition.  A copy of the Judgment of Incapacity is attached.


SECTION I.  MARITAL ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

[Choose one only]

1.       ____ There are no marital assets or liabilities.

 

2.       ____ There are marital assets or liabilities.  All marital and nonmarital assets and liabilities are (or will be) listed in the financial affidavits, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Form 12.902(b) or (c), to be filed in this case.

[Choose all that apply]

a.       ____ All marital assets and debts have been divided by a written agreement between the parties, which is attached to be incorporated into the final judgment of dissolution of marriage.  (The parties may use Marital Settlement Agreement for Simplified Dissolution of Marriage, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Form 12.902(f)(3) or Marital Settlement Agreement for Dissolution of Marriage with No Dependent or Minor Child(ren), Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(f)(2).

b.      ____ The Court should determine how the assets and liabilities of this marriage are to be distributed, under section 61.075, Florida Statutes.

c.       ____[Choose one only]____Husband ___Wife  should be awarded an interest in ___ the other spouse’s property because: _______________________________________________________

                ______________________________________________________________________________

                ______________________________________________________________________________.

               

SECTION II.  SPOUSAL SUPPORT (ALIMONY)

 

1.       ____ Husband ____ Wife forever gives up his/her right to spousal support (alimony) from the other spouse .

 

        OR

 

2.       ____ Husband ___Wife requests that the Court order the other spouse to pay the following spousal support (alimony) and claims that he or she has an actual need for the support that he or she is requesting and that the other spouse has the ability to pay that support.  Spousal support (alimony) is requested in the amount of $ ______ every (    ) week (    ) other week (    ) month, beginning {date} ____________________________and continuing until {date or event} _________________________________________________________________________________.

Explain why the Court should order ___Husband ___Wife to pay and any specific request(s) for type of alimony (temporary, permanent, bridge-the-gap, durational, rehabilitative, and/or lump sum): __________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

 

3.       Other provisions relating to alimony including any tax treatment and consequences:_____________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

4.        ___ Husband ___ Wife requests life insurance on the other spouse’ life, provided by that spouse, to secure such support.

 

SECTION III.  OTHER

1.       _____Wife requests to be known by her former name, which was {full legal name} _________________________________________________________________________________.

 

2.       Other relief {specify}: _______________________________________________________________.

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

 

SECTION IV.   REQUEST (This section summarizes what you are asking the Court to include in the final judgment of dissolution of marriage.)

____Husband ___Wife requests that the Court enter an order dissolving the marriage and:

[Choose all that apply]

1.       ____ distributing marital assets and liabilities as requested in Section I of this petition;

2.       ____ awarding spousal support (alimony) as requested in Section II of this petition;

3.       ____ restoring Wife’s former name as requested in Section III of this petition;

4.       ____ awarding other relief as requested in Section III of this petition; and any other terms the Court deems necessary.

 

I understand that I am swearing or affirming under oath to the truthfulness of the claims made in this petition and that the punishment for knowingly making a false statement includes fines and/or imprisonment.

 

Dated: ______________________                       _____________________________________________

                                                                                                Signature of (    ) HUSBAND (    ) WIFE

 

Printed Name: _________________________________

Address: ______________________________________

City, State, Zip: _________________________________

Telephone Number: _____________________________

Fax Number: __________________________________

Email Address: ______________________________


 

STATE OF FLORIDA

COUNTY OF BROWARD

 

Sworn to or affirmed and signed before me on ____________ by _______________________________.

 

                                                                            _____________________________________________

                NOTARY PUBLIC or DEPUTY CLERK

 

_____________________________________________

[Print, type, or stamp commissioned name of notary or deputy clerk.]

____     Personally known

____     Produced identification

____     Type of identification produced                ________________________________

 

 

IF A NONLAWYER HELPED YOU FILL OUT THIS FORM, HE/SHE MUST FILL IN THE BLANKS BELOW:

[fill in all blanks] This form was prepared for the: {choose only one}  (     ) Husband   (     ) Wife

This form was completed with the assistance of:

 {name of individual} ___________________________________________________________________,

{name of business}   ____________________________________________________________________,

{address} ____________________________________________________________________________,

{city} __________________________________, {state} ______, {telephone number} _______________.

 

 

For more detailed information including instructions on how to prepare this form click here.

 

Also See:

Broward County Family Law and Divorce

Petition For Dissolution Of Marriage With Minor Children - Free Form

Answer to Petition for Dissolution of Marriage With Minor Children - Free Form

 


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