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Can a spouse prevent a court from granting a divorce in Florida?

A spouse can't really prevent a court from granting a divorce, but they can delay it. If one of the parties alleges that the marriage is irretrievably broken and the other spouse denies it, then the court may delay the divorce for 60 to 90 days to allow the parties to attend marriage counselling but ultimately, if the marriage counselling is unsuccessful, the court will grant the divorce over the objection of the other spouse.