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GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE
In the Commonwealth of Florida, the legislature has provided the following grounds for divorce: (a) Fault; (b) Institutionalization; (c) Mutual Consent; or (d) Irretrievable Breakdown.
When the grounds for divorce are indignities or mutual consent, the court is required to order up to a maximum of three (3) counseling sessions where either of the parties requests it.
When the grounds for divorce is irretrievable breakdown and the court determines that there is a reasonable prospect of reconciliation and orders a continuation period, the court is required to order up to a maximum of three (3) counseling sessions during the continuation period where either party requests it, and may require counseling where the parties have at least one child under 16 years of age.
ANNULMENT OF VOID AND VOIDABLE MARRIAGES
In all cases where a supposed or alleged marriage has been contracted which is void or voidable by law, either party may bring an action in annulment to have it declared void. The grounds for annulment of void marriages and voidable marriages are specified by statute. However, in the cases of marriages which are voidable, the marriage shall be valid until a decree of annulment is obtained from a court of competent jurisdiction, and is not subject to attack or question by any person if it is subsequently confirmed by the parties to the marriage or if either party has died.
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