When is a UCCJEA Affidavit required?

UCCJEA

The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) is a federal act that has been adopted by almost every state. Every case in Florida involving minor children requires the filing of a UCCJEA Affidavit.

Find out why and what needs to be included:

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Florida’s Family Court Self-Help Project

family court self-help program

Court actions may seem expensive to some. Luckily, the Miami-Dade County Family Division has developed a Self-Help Program to assist those who are self represented and cannot afford an attorney.

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What are the custody laws in Florida?

Child custody is a legal term used to describe the legal and practical relationship between a parent and their child. In Florida, we call this timesharing.

Florida law requires a timesharing schedule to be included in the parenting plan that specifies the time, including overnights and holidays, that a minor child will spend with each parent.

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