Welcome to Children and Families
This Division handles two broad categories of cases: Domestic Relations and Probate. In the Probate Category, Estate, Guardianship and Mental Health cases are filed, processed and maintained. Dissolution of Marriage, Child Custody and Support, Paternity, Adoption, Name Change and other related actions are maintained in the Domestic Relations Category as prescribed by the applicable laws and rules of the State of Florida.
Overall, the Family Court Division provides clerical support to Circuit Judges and General Magistrates.