Divorce Basics Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

What are my options in getting a divorce?

Fort Lauderdale, FL family law attorney Sheena Benjamin-Wise explains several options in approaching a divorce.

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many people
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have questions about how to
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obtain their divorce you have your
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traditional
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divorce that you’re typically see on on
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tv
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or and communicate with your friends
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where somebody comes knocks on the door
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and say
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you’re you’re being sued and then you
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have a certain amount of time usually 20
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days to file your response
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and then litigation can ensues
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at that point so you you know it’s
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become very adversarial
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and it’s all about what one person has
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to do over the other
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now we have the opportu opportunity to
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do collaborative
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kind of law and in that situation people
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who are
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interested in getting a divorce can hire
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a collaborative attorney they’ll hire a
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collaborative
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financial expert and a mental health
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expert and they’ll come to the table
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to try to work out each parts of their
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divorce
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without having to go to court first so
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for some families that’s awesome that’s
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that’s the best way to get a divorce
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because you minimize the emotional
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stress
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and the animosity that happens between
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two people
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and then of course you can always if if
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you if you
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work together enough two spouses can sit
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down at a table by themselves
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write out what they agree to and don’t
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agree to
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speak to attorneys at different tables
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get them to
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hear what their demands are get it done
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get a settlement agreement together
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sign and you know you can have it done
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that way too
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so there are many options people have
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