|STEP 3 - You must now serve your Spouse using a private process server or the Sheriff's department all the above filed forms to your Spouse including the forms:
- Answer, Waiver, and Request for Copy of Final Judgement of Dissolution of Marriage
- Process Service Memorandum
Forms must be sent to Spouse within 20 days of your original filing.
*HAVE MINOR CHILDREN? - If so, you and your spouse will need to complete court approved Parental Education classes. The county court clerk's office will direct you to the appropriate classes to you and your Spouse to complete.
STEP 4 - After the 20 days from the initial submission of your petition to the county court clerk's office. You will need to contact the court clerk's office in order to schedule a court hearing. When you have received a court hearing date you will need to give notice to your Spouse via standard mail by sending him / her the Notice of Hearing.
STEP 5 - Go to your court hearing and bring with you the following form:
- If you have minor children: Final Judgement of Dissolution With Dependent or Minor Children
- If you do not have children: Final Judgement of Dissolution With No Minor Children
The court, upon successful court hearing, should complete the Judgement and your divorce is now finalized in the State of Florida.