A divorce is an unsettling experience. Whether contested or uncontested, marriage is a contractual relationship. Divorce, the legal process of breaking this contract is covered by state law. Because it is a matter of state law, there is a requirement for at least one of the parties of the divorce to be a resident in the state in which it is filed. The Law Firm for Family Law is an experienced provider of advice and representation pertaining to divorce in Tampa, Florida, as well as related family law issues. The complexity of divorce proceedings is a substantial burden for an individual to undertake, and coincides with the emotionally turbulent experience of ending a relationship and the instability of dislocating your family. Even in uncontested divorce cases, there are still issues of dispute regarding the custody of children and distribution of property. Legal assistance with understanding each party’s rights is available, and is advisable especially in cases where custody of children is in question, as well as in cases where a spouse may be entitled to pension benefits and retirement accounts. A divorce is a stressful experience. Legal assistance is available, and is for your benefit during a volatile and disruptive period.