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Missing Husband

DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients' cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client's case.

Antonio was hired by the wife who wanted to file for divorce in Miami. The main problem with the case was that the husband was missing in action. They had separated several years ago and she had not heard from him since. Mr. Jimenez filed the divorce pleadings in family court and started the service of process. You can't get divorced unless there is a proper service. Meaning the person you want to divorce from has to be on notice that you want a divorce. After attempting without success of obtaining service of process via personal or constructive service at the husband's last known address, he was able to achieve service of process via publication, which for divorces in Florida it is allowed under Chapter 49 of the Florida Statutes (49.021). After service and waiting the required time period for the husband's Answer to the Petition, Mr. Jimenez then filed a Motion for Default becuase the answer was never filed. The default was granted, and the case was then set for a final hearing.  At the final hearing the divorce was granted and the client is finally divorced from a man she has not seen in many years and can move on with her life.
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Antonio G. Jimenez

Miami Family Law Attorney Antonio G. Jimenez Providing Experienced, Highly Effective Legal Representation in Miami Family Law Cases When dealing with family law matters that have the potential to impact you and those you love significantly, you need an experienced attorney who will fight to ens...

Featured Client Testimonial

Antonio is an excellent lawyer and I promised myself to take a moment to thank him in public for all the hard work he put into my case and I appreciate it so much. I will recommend you to everyone looking for a family law attorney. My experience with you was outstanding. You always picked up all my calls and answered all my questions and concerns. He even answered on Saturdays and that's a big plus!

– Walter Rodriguez, Family Law Client